Photo Essays

Beirut: War and Rebirth

A photographic look at Beirut, a city with a rich history where devastating violence has alternated with heartening revival

Protests in Lebanon

Demonstrators take to the streets to oppose the appointment of Hizballah-backed Najib Mikati as Prime Minister

Inside Hizballah

The radical movement has deep roots in Lebanon's Shi'ite communities

The Ground Attack

Eight Thousand Israeli troops invade and Lebanon retaliates with its deepest rocket strikes to date

Earthquake in Iran, 1962: Amid the Ruins

Few people on Earth are as familiar with earthquakes as the citizens of Iran. Crisscrossed by a number of major fault lines and almost perpetually subject to...