Could You Eat on $13.50 a Month?

Life is about to get measurably more difficult for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Because of a funding shortfall, the World Food Program is forced to reduce by half the amount of food assistance it provides to hundreds of thousands of Syr...

Map of the Day: Syrian Refugees In Lebanon

The 15 month crackdown in Syria has produced a wave of refugees to nearby Lebanon. According to the UN Refugee Agency, there were more than 17,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Fears of a spillover of the Syria conflict to Lebanon are being realized.

Lebanon’s Political Confrontation Continues as Indictment Remains Sealed

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon delivered its much anticipated indictment regarding the 2005 killing of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and others to Lebanese justice officials yesterday, sealed. The controversy over how the indictment was crafted and whom it may allege played a role in the killing caused the fall of the government last week.