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Lebanon's deep financial crisis is affecting every aspect of life there. There is no consistent electricity, most poor go hungry and joblessness is at record levels. With its currency nearly worthless, most keep their savings in U.S. dollars which are…
For the past several years, Lebanon has been in economic freefall. Its currency is close to worthless; its government is fractured and ineffective; there is almost no electric power, and there is less security. Lebanon's people are suffering. Special correspondent…
A year after a deadly explosion of tons of ammonium nitrate that sat for years in a Beirut port warehouse, people in Lebanon are still waiting for answers and government accountability. Special correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports on how people across…
Seven years ago, a brutal attack by ISIS forced hundreds of thousands of Yazidis to flee their homes in northern Iraq. Many were eventually imprisoned, killed or sold into slavery. Now, despite ISIS’s retreat, Yazidi survivors say little has changed…
Although a punishing Iraqi and American military campaign routed ISIS from a mosque in Mosul — its "Caliphate" — in 2017, it also leveled large swathes of the city. Now, special correspondent Leila Molana-Allen and videographer Adrian Hartrick look at…
In the latest targeting of American troops in Iraq, an unexploded rocket landed close to a military base on Sunday. There were no serious damages. Today around 2,500 U.S. troops remain in the country as part of a multinational fight…
Seven years ago this month the Islamic State declared its caliphate, killing thousands in its years-long reign of terror in Iraq and Syria. The group may have lost its territory, but its fighters still plague Iraq. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen…
For the past decade, Syria has been engaged in a bitter civil war with no end in sight. The conflict has forced hundreds of thousands of Syrians to flee their home country, seeking refuge in towns across the border. On…
Protests erupted again this week in Lebanon, as a spiraling currency crisis led to violence in the streets. A strict COVID-19 lockdown has crushed the economy, causing many Lebanese to go months without an income. And as special correspondent Leila…
It's been six months since a massive fertilizer explosion at the Port of Beirut tore through the city, leaving hundreds dead and catastrophic destruction. Lebanon was already mired in a deep economic crisis before the blast, and is now experiencing…
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