Latest update: 31/01/2011
Lebanon: Najib Mikati, the Hezbollah's choice
Lebanon has a new prime minister but the political crisis is by no means over. Najib Mikati will have the tough task of forming a government in a very tense climate.
They have out-leaked Wikileaks: the Palestine Papers make for some shock revelations.
And our correspondent reports from Karbala, where the annual Shiite pilgrimage is underway, under very tight security.