Of its 250,000 Palestinians, scarcely 18,000 now remain; up to 1,500 are dead, many of them due to hunger
Nine years ago, Lebanon’s Prime Minister was murdered. But his alleged killers won’t be at the tribunal in The Hague as they haven’t been arrested. Robert Fisk says history shows the guilty will never face justice
He was respected in his eight years of near-death, with no sacrilegious cartoons to damage his reputation; and he will, be assured, receive the funeral of a hero and a peacemaker. Thus do we remake history
A major new social-attitudes survey on head covering in the Middle East finds that few people are in favour of the burka
Officials say the Syrians were chasing rebels who were trying to sneak into Lebanon
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commends his military for ‘quick and forceful’ retaliation
Mohamad Chatah died in a car bomb that killed five others
Attack threatens to heighten tensions between the Syrian President’s allies and opponents
What prompted the death of a man whose life was more valuable to Assad than any other foreigner’s in Syria?
Israeli troops shot two Lebanese soldiers after a Lebanese army sniper killed an Israeli soldier as he drove along the volatile border late on Sunday night.
Iran, Lebanon and Venezuela have criticised 'poisonous' producers
Israel denies involvement in killing
We need a coordinated response to this unprecedented crisis
The streets of Beirut are full once again and café’s which were empty last week are buzzing.
Support for suicide bombing amongst Muslims from the Middle East to South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa has shown a dramatic drop over the last decade, research from 11 Muslim countries has shown.
State department ordered 'nonessential' diplomatic staff to leave mission in Beirut