Most Commented Stories Tagged: Beirut

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.

Politics

Lebanon follow-up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Lebanon policy expert Oussama Safa about concerns that the escalating tensions in Lebanon could lead to another civil war.

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.