Most Shared Stories Tagged: Lebanon

Politics

Lebanon shuts down Hezbollah network

The World's Aaron Schachter tells how Lebanon's political mess just got murkier: Lebanese officials have shut down a Hezbollah-linked communications network, following charges that it was spying on Lebanese opposition politicians.

Politics

Lebanon tensions rise

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut that tensions rose dramatically today between Lebanon's two main rival political blocks and parts of Beirut were shut down by barricades and gun battles.

Politics

Lebanon follow-up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lebanon policy expert Oussama Safa about concerns that the escalating tensions in Lebanon could lead to another civil war.

Conflict & Justice

Beirut refugees

Many people who live in Beirut have fled to the mountains outside the city, and The World's Aaron Schachter reports on how hotels and restaurants in that area are dealing with the influx.

Politics

US backs Lebanese government

Washington reiterated its support for the Lebanese government today, but as The World's Matthew Bell reports, the fighting there has wider implications for U-S policy in the Middle East.

Politics

Beirut aftermath

Ben Gilbert reports from Beirut on how the city's residents have reacted to the recent fighting between political factions -- and how new fighting has erupted elsewhere in Lebanon.

Conflict & Justice

Lebanese politics: what's next?

The World's Aaron Schachter follows up with a report on Lebanon's fragile political situation, as the question for many is whether the Lebanese government and opposition will agree to share power, ending a political stalemate that has lasted months.