When I tried to put together money for some Syrian families forced to live in a tannery, I ran into the limitations of online fundraising.
While Europe debates the stream of refugees crossing its borders, the situation for the more than 1 million Syrians living in Lebanon is growing increasing dire.
I spent the 14th anniversary of 9/11 asking kids born around the time of the attacks what they think about the day we will never forget.
We talked to members of the militant group and protesters on the street about what's going on in Lebanon.
We met with director Jake Witzenfeld to talk about his new documentary that follows the struggles and victories of three young, gay Palestinian men in Tel Aviv.
My dad was a journalist when he was kidnapped by Islamic militants in Beirut in 1985, three months before I was born. But it's American laws that have made figuring out what happened a nightmare.
Is there a systematic plot to conceal cops' crimes and allow them to escape justice? Are criminals and professional agitators conspiring to foment a race war?
In Hezbollah's homeland of Lebanon, the preliminary agreement between the US and Iran to scale back the Islamic Republic's nuclear enrichment program is being celebrated as a resounding victory.
Meetings over Iran's nuclear program, which are resuming in Switzerland Monday, have reignited a small spark of hope for young Iranians I talked to.
Child soldiers have long been a problem in Lebanon. During the civil war that ravaged the country for nearly 15 years, many kids were practically born with machine guns in their hands.