Lebanon has said enough. After decades of open borders with Syria and years of accepting refugees from its civil war, new border regulations mean that most Syrians can no longer find safe haven in the relative calm of Lebanon.
Hashish growers in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley have built up big arsenals to fight off the country's army. Now the drug lords say they're ready to turn their weapons against Islamic militants spilling over the border from Syria.
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.
Lebanon is enjoying a boom in its real estate and banking industries. The World's Aaron Schachter reports that the country's success is due to smart banking practices and the the high price tag for land.
The continuing demonstrations against the regime in Syria are affecting life in next door Lebanon. As Ben Gilbert reports, officials there worried that pro and anti-Syrian forces will clash and create instability in their country.
Syria's opposition claims the government in Damascus is working with the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah. Anchor Aaron Schachter finds out more from Thanassis Cambanis, a fellow with The Century Foundation who's written extensively about Hezbollah.
A cyber security firm has discovered a sophisticated malware program that they're describing as a "complete spy kit." It's designed to gather audio, video and photos from computers where it's been installed, potentially unlocking all kinds of secret information.
NATO, the U.S-led military alliance is standing largely in the background as the United Nations, the United States, France and others grapple with how to respond to last month's chemical weapons attack. But leaders of the alliance, which is committed to protecting Syrian-neighbor Turkey, say Syria isn't to be trusted.