Most Shared Stories Tagged: Lebanon

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Lebanon, where food industry leaders are trying to claim exclusive rights to falafel, hummus and other Middle Eastern delicacies as authentically Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schacter has the story.

Politics

Lebanese students vote

Students at the American University of Beirut are about to hold student government elections...and many of Lebanon's political parties are paying close attention.

Politics

Lebanon seeks stronger army

Lebanon is shopping around for weapons in Moscow. Washington would welcome the prospect of a Lebanese army that is stronger... But not too strong. The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut.

Lifestyle & Belief

The Keffiyeh issue and fashion

The black and white checkered scarf known as a keffiyeh is a symbol of Palestinian nationalism. But some Westerners wear the keffiyeh as a fashion statement. The World's Aaron Schachter explains why that's got some Palestinians perturbed.