Lebanon has the highest concentration of Syrian refugees per capita in the world. Just a few days after Donald Trump’s executive order, Lebanese President Michel Aoun renewed calls for Syrians to be repatriated.
Arab diplomats are in Lebanon trying to help bring about a compromise between Lebanon's government and Hezbollah, and as The World's Matthew Bell reports, they also hope to tamp down regional tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the debate in Lebanon over the exact nature of Iran's relationship with the militant group Hezbollah; some see it as a sinister influence over Lebanon, as the country's political factions continue to clash.
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.
Ben Gilbert reports that residents of Beirut are hopeful that the city's businesses and tourist areas will return to normal after the peace agreement announced yesterday because uring the 18-month stalemate
Lebanon has finally agreed on a new president, months after the previous one left office, and now the new president, Michel Suleiman, faces a huge task of uniting his fractured country, as The World's Aaron Schachter has the story.
Lebanon's long political crisis ended recently with the election of a new president but that didn't change things overnight and many Lebanese remain at least as loyal to their parties as they are to their country