Around Lebanon, men working as peer leaders are educating other men on the damage that child marriage does to girls and young women, in the hopes of convincing fathers to stop marrying off their daughters.
It has been 11 years since the last, devastating war between the Lebanese group Hezbollah and Israel, but talk of another round of fighting has grown louder in recent months. Near the border, however, UN peacekeepers say "it's pretty calm" and residents don't seem overly concerned.
Saad Hariri, who became Lebanon's prime minister less than a year ago, sparked a national crisis when he resigned on Nov. 4 in a televised address from Saudi Arabia. Then he was not heard from for days.
In the Muslim-majority Middle East however, alcohol is shunned by many for religious reasons, leaving smaller markets that are often dominated by a single standard beer. In Lebanon, however, a new industry is growing.
Saad Hariri, who became prime minister for the second time less than a year ago in a government of national unity, cited the dominance of Lebanon by Iran and its ally Hezbollah and threats to his life as being behind his decision to resign.
The US military says it's deploying warships off the coast of Lebanon; the move is seen as a show of support for Lebanon's pro-Western government, but critics say the US is meddling in Lebanon's affairs, as The World's Aaron Schachter has more.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the first year of what many ski fans hope will become an annual event in Lebanon -- a cross-country skiing competition modeled on a famous Swiss cross-country ski race.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut on the spectacle of Lebanese weddings, as many Lebanese couples are willing to spend big, making a point of enjoying the big day despite the country's unstable politics and poverty.
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.