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.
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.
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.
Lebanon rival political leaders is scheduled to take up the contentious of Hezbollah's weapons. But the armed Shiite movement is already setting preconditions that might derail the talks before they get off the ground.
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.
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.