Beirut’s streets are filled with aging cars spewing clouds of toxic fumes in the air. Ben Gilbert reported for The World in 2010 that researchers hope to find out exactly how much damage those exhaust fumes are doing to Lebanese health.
A selection of cartoons about today’s UN General Assembly vote on elevating the Palestinians from the status of U.N. observer to nonmember observer state.
Senior Lebanese intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan was among at least eight people killed in a massive car bomb attack in central Beirut, state media say. Our report:
Source: theworld.org / The World
The unending tragedy in Syria has prompted regular comment by political cartoonists. Here’s 9 recent cartoons with a particular focus on Bashar al-Assad.