Severe water contamination in the Gaza Strip is worsened by Israeli blockades, say many Palestinians.
Lebanon's new government is slated to review the militant Shiite party's weapons as part of a national defense strategy once it takes office. The prisoner swap with Israel has given Hezbollah new leverage.
Rising incomes raise appetite for meat. But how many can ‘eat like an American’?
The Shared Responsibility program aims to educate US and European cocaine users about the environmental damage of cocaine production.
Critics say the deal, which they see as lopsided, could embolden Hezbollah.
In Lebanon, hundreds waited for five prisoners, who were treated as returning heroes.
The high food and commodity prices hurting most countries are buoying Brazil, a top exporter of minerals, soy, beef, chicken, and grains.