Tim Fitzsimons is a Beirut-based radio and print journalist focusing on the Middle East. He has reported from places such as Kashmir, Oman, Guantanamo Bay, and Worcester, Mass. His work has been published by GlobalPost, The Sunday Times, NPR, Salon, and Slate.
Post-war Lebanon is often praised as an example of inter-religious harmony, but the balance appears to be shifting.
As the nation grows more diverse, whites and blacks are still unlikely to move to ethnically mixed neighborhoods.
Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich says groups that help African migrants avoid deportation should be rounded up and sent to desert camps.
The National Park Service has authorized deer hunting in the capital's largest park in order to shrink the animal's exploding population.
Secretary of State slams Russia as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon warns of 'catastrophic civil war.'