Most Shared Stories Tagged: Lebanon

Global 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.

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.

Global Politics

A surprise win in Lebanon's elections

In Lebanon, a US-backed coalition has won in parliamentary elections. The vote was expected to be very close. The losing side was a coalition that included the Islamist militant group Hezbollah. Ben Gilbert reports that theloss surprised many in Lebanon.