The Hellfire missile that showed up on an Air Serbia plane and launched an international incident was insert. Turns out, it's not at all uncommon for these inert, test missiles to be transported on civilian flights.
When the war in Syria started five years ago, Lebanon was a relatively welcoming place. But not so much anymore. Three Syrian women who arrived in Lebanon over the five years of the war tell their stories.
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.
Some say the militant group Hezbollah has a good chance of winning a majority in Lebanon's legislative elections next month. The World's Aaron Schachter reports on what the reaction in the US and Europe might be to a Hezbollah-dominated government.
Singer Elizabeth Ayoub has a rich cultural heritage. Born in
Venezuela to Lebanese immigrants, she was educated at American schools there. Her new album is a reflection of this cultural mix. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.