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Lebanon tensions rise

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut that tensions rose dramatically today between Lebanon's two main rival political blocks and parts of Beirut were shut down by barricades and gun battles.


New U.S. ambassador to Lebanon

Michelle Sison was confirmed this summer as the new U.S. ambassador to Lebanon. She's determined to connect with ordinary Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schachter spent a day trying to keep up with her.

Arts, Culture & Media

Slow food in Lebanon

Lebanon has a burgeoning movement known as �slow food.� Its proponents want to ensure that Lebanese don't lose their food traditions. The World's Aaron Schachter reports, the country seems an unlikely spot for a slow food movement.

Conflict & Justice

Iran reaches out to Lebanon

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad is planning to visit Lebanon. Iran has long supported the Lebanese militant group, Hezbollah. But relations with Lebanon's government are not so smooth. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Rami Khouri.