Lebanon pivotal to Iran’s reach across Middle East

The soaring columns of the ruined temples of Baalbek are one of the glories of the ancient world – but there are few tourists around these days to admire them.

Lebanon’s own civil war petered out 25 years ago, leaving tensions smouldering below the surface of daily life. Syria’s is raging uncontrollably just a few kilometres up the road.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Typical BBC pro-terrorist blather.

  • Gary

    Islam wants to drag the World back to the 8th century by it’s warriors around the World that we see spreading it like a cancer and destroying Nations from within along with any progress or Art work that offends their alleged prophet.