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Daily News Brief: Iran, Afghanistan and the Chinese military

Daily News Brief

Daily News Brief: Iran, Afghanistan and the Chinese military

Read today's top news stories as compiled by Worldfocus staff. Today, progress in Iran; Chinese military might; and a journey in photographs through Beirut's historic markets.

Posted: October 21, 2009 11:54   Comments: 0
U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

Interview (video)

U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

Official election results show that Lebanon has voted to maintain its pro-western government majority, which beat out another coalition led by Hezbollah. Mohamad Bazzi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what the results mean for Hezbollah, for the stability of Lebanon and for American foreign policy in the region.

Posted: June 8, 2009 10:12   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on Lebanon’s election

Lebanon will head to the polls on June 7 in an election that could alter the political fabric of the country, with Hezbollah and its allies poised to make significant gains. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explored the issues and implications of Lebanon’s election. Melani Cammett, Ben Gilbert and Ghassan Schbley joined the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: June 2, 2009 18:16   Comments: 3
Controversy stirs ahead of major election in Lebanon

Blogwatch

Controversy stirs ahead of major election in Lebanon

From U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Beirut to new accusations about an old assassination, Lebanon is heating up in advance of its June 7 national election, which could see the tides turn for Hezbollah.

Posted: May 28, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
Beirut’s underground gay community congregates discreetly

From the Field

Beirut’s underground gay community congregates discreetly

While Beirut is the most gay-friendly city in the Arab world, it is still a conservative atmosphere in which gay couples are not socially accepted. Worldfocus correspondent Kristen Gillespie writes about her experience reporting on the underground gay community from a small bar in Gemayze.

Posted: April 30, 2009 15:20   Comments: 8
Scenes of Hezbollah play out on south Beirut streets

From the Field

Scenes of Hezbollah play out on south Beirut streets

Worldfocus correspondent Kristen Gillespie looks at Hezbollah's presence in Lebanon's capital city with an overload of billboards, posters and Hezbollah souvenir shops.

Posted: April 27, 2009 15:29   Comments: 0
From bloodshed to bustle, scenes from a Beirut street

In the Newsroom

From bloodshed to bustle, scenes from a Beirut street

Kristen Gillespie is currently reporting from Beirut on an upcoming signature series about life in Lebanon. She recounts life on Hamra Street in Beirut, where cafes and eclectic storefronts mask the past scenes of violent fighting.

Posted: March 16, 2009 10:31   Comments: 2

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