Author Philip Mansel explains how competition among Lebanon’s various factions created a rich and vibrant tapestry of trade and industry.
What does all that cultural, religious and economic baggage add up to? For many Lebanese it’s a source of inspiration and industry.
CNBC’s Hadley Gamble heads to downtown Beirut to visit the farmers’ market. Here’s what she discovered.
Moscow stepped up its war of words with Washington, saying air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition on the Syrian army threatened a ceasefire plan.
Central Bank of Lebanon’s governor, Riad Salameh talks to CNBC about the political state of Lebanon and why the country has to develop internal demand and competitiveness.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble interviews Riad Salameh, governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, who talks about the impact of U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble interviews Riad Salameh, governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, about the problems facing the country and its politicians.
A sniffer dog discovers two missiles with explosive warheads on a passenger flight from Lebanon.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on conflict in the Middle East, where bomb blasts killed at least 120 people in two Syrian cities.
Despite the latest string of terror attacks, international travel and tourism will not decline as much as one might expect.
Last week's deadly terror attacks in Paris and Beirut have stirred up political tensions in an unlikely locale: Silicon Valley.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks to the Mayor of Amman and the former head of Jordan's ministry of finance about the uphill battle the country faces in attracting foreign investment.
Lebanese protesters said they had postponed a demonstration set for Monday evening, after rallies led to clashes with security forces.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.
Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.
Riad Salameh, governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, discusses the country's economy and says the Syrian conflict is a "burden" for Lebanon.
Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister and military leader, has died in hospital aged 85.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.