Sunday, followers of a radical Sunni preacher got into an armed battle with Lebanon's Army. The violent eruption is just the latest instance of the way the war in Syria is spilling into Lebanon. Ben Gilbert talked to residents there about what happened.
Zaatari camp is the sprawling Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. It was set up last summer and it already houses 110,000 people. Some refugees say the camp lacks adequate policing and governance so they've taken it on themselves.
The World's Ben Gilbert has the second part in his series on the role of Islamists in Egypt a year after the departure of president Hosni Mubarak.
In this report he focuses on Egypt's conservative Islamic movement, the Salafis.
Election officials have announced some results of the initial stage of Egypt's recent elections. Islamists are expected to dominate - chiefly the Muslim Brotherhood, but a more radical group may also do well.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports that some pro-reform advocates in Egypt accuse the Egyptian army of acting just as the ousted Mubarak regime. Arrests, detentions and beatings have become commonplace, but are getting next to no media attention.
Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protest in Cairo and other cities. The news was greeted with a huge outburst of joy and celebration by thousands in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Ben Gilbert reports from Cairo.
The World's Ben Gilbert reports on 'Radio Free Libya' which hit the airwaves soon after the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi's regime began in the east. Now the broadcast can be heard all across Libya, even in Gaddafi-controled Tripoli.
The Jewish community in Beirut is centuries old. But few Jewish people remain, and the main synagogue was destroyed by fighting during Lebanon's civil war. Some of the country's remaining Jewish citizens are trying to rebuild the synagogue and their community. Ben Gilbert recently paid a visit to the synagogue and sent this report.