Lebanon courts try suspected militants

This week Lebanese military courts began trying members of what's known as the "Net of 13,� the group is suspected of involvement in the February 2005 blast that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri


International views of Bill Gates

Bill Gates is officially stepping down as head of Microsoft today to devote himself full-time to his work as a philanthropist, but first we get some snapshots from around the world of what the people think of when they hear the name Bill Gates.

New violence in Lebanon

New fighting in northern Lebanon has sparked worries that the violence could spread across the country, as The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Beirut's Buns and Guns restaurant

Beirut has suffered its fair share of violence and terrorism, and now a restaurant owner in the Lebanese capital is trying to cash in on that past; his establishment is called "Buns and Guns,� as The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

Global Politics

Hezbollah's highway in Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on a new road in south Lebanon that was paid for by Iran and which links Hezbollah strongholds in south Lebanon, and there's speculation that it may be a supply route for re-arming the Shiite militant group.

Global Politics

Israel swaps prisoner for bodies

Israel has released five Lebanese prisoners in exchange for the bodies of two Israeli soldiers, and while many in Israel welcome the decision to bring their dead home, others worry what kind of precedent it's setting

Global Politics

Palestinians in prisoner swap

Israel also returned the bodies of nearly 200 Lebanese and Palestinian militants as part of its prisoner swap with Hezbollah today, and The World's Aaron Schachter looks at what today's prisoner exchange means for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.