Tensions in the Persian Gulf are high after Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric. Iran sees itself as the champion of Shiite Islam and is furious with the Saudi action. Saudi Arabia has retaliated by cutting off relations.
Two years after the end of its war with Israel, Hezbollah is commemorating what it calls its divine victory, and it's celebrating its increased role in Lebanese politics. Reporter Ben Gilbert brings us the details.
The guilty verdict reached against an Egyptian businessman surprised many in the country. As Aya Batrawy reports, it wasn't because of a lack of evidence, it was that Egyptians figured the rich and powerful could never be brought to justice.
Lebanese and Israeli soldiers exchanged gun fire in a border dispute that left four people dead Tuesday. Anchor David Baron talks with The World's Matthew Bell who is on the Israeli side of the border.
The government of Bashar al-Assad is pulling out all the stops to gain an advantage militarily ahead of a proposed peace conference in June. Perhaps the key to the government's successes might be the large reinforcement it's getting from Hezbollah.