Most Shared Stories Tagged: Lebanon

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Beirut, Lebanon. It's where a Lebanese architect is trying to preserve a war-battered apartment building that was once one of Beirut's most beautiful. Ben Gilbert has the story.

Politics

Hezbollah's current role in Lebanon

Two years after the end of its war with Israel, Hezbollah is commemorating what it calls its divine victory, and it's celebrating its increased role in Lebanese politics. Reporter Ben Gilbert brings us the details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit Fairuz

Many listeners wrote in after last week's conversation with singer Angelique Kidjo about music on her iPod. One song stood out for listeners as a memory from their past, but it had a different title. The World's Marco Werman tries to crack the case.

Politics

New U.S. ambassador to Lebanon

Michelle Sison was confirmed this summer as the new U.S. ambassador to Lebanon. She's determined to connect with ordinary Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schachter spent a day trying to keep up with her.

Politics

Mideast avoids financial crisis

The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.

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Geo Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the "Bawabet Dimashq" or Damascus Gate restaurant in Damascus, Syria. The place can seat over 6,000 people. The World's Aaron Schachter went there to check out the menu.