Lebanon's government fell today. Los Angeles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi is in the capital Beirut. He tells host Lisa Mullins what the collapse of the government means for Washington's policy in Mideast.
Lebanon has become home to thousands of Syrian refugees, trying to flee the ongoing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Now, at least in one area of Lebanon, tensions are breaking into the open, with Syrians and Lebanese kidnapping one another over the weekend.
Lebanon may be headed for a power vacuum. Its current president leaves office Friday night and there's no one to replace him. Part of the stalemate is due to the Shiite militant group, Hezbollah. The World's Quil Lawrence explains.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Arab nations are split over what to do about Lebanon: an Arab Summit in Syria was supposed to help heal Lebanon's political wounds, but the meeting is instead highlighting divisions within the Arab world.
The Lebanese government and the rebel group Hezbollah have stopped shooting at each other, but their civilian supporters remain armed, and angry, as Correspondent Ben Gilbert reports on an uneasy truce in Lebanon.
In the U.S., old battlefields are often popular tourist attractions, but in Lebanon, visitors also flock to war memorials -- but these are places where the battles are more recent -- and where emotions remain fresh, as The World's Aaron Schachter reports.