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Kareem Chehayeb


Kareem Chehayeb is a Lebanese journalist based in Beirut. He leads investigations at The Public Source

Storm Norma has affected thousands of Syrian refugees living in precarious conditions in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, as aid organisations struggle to deliver food and re-house those who were evacuated.

17 January, 2019

The New Arab Meets: Prominent writer and actor Ziad Itani to talk more about his latest play, inspired by his own real life story.

11 January, 2019

In-depth: The intimidation and interrogation of journalists in Lebanon has raised concerns over the declining freedom of speech in the country, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

29 November, 2018

Analysis: With Hariri sidelined, Lebanon's Hizballah-controlled government has collapsed, temporarily abating desires for a punitive war against Hizballah - but for how long? writes Kareem Chehayeb.

06 November, 2017

In-depth: Lebanon's new law on the prohibition of torture falls short of what's needed, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

31 October, 2017

Comment: Not only is this an ineffective and illogical security measure, it is also a blow to civil liberties and the right to privacy in general, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

24 March, 2017

Comment: Marine Le Pen's views on Syria and refugees are particularly appealing to the Lebanese establishment in helping them consolidate power, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

23 February, 2017

Comment: A new phase in Syrian state media's wildly distorted output attempts to depict life in regime-controlled areas of the country as 'business as usual', writes Kareem Chehayeb.

12 October, 2016

Comment: The momentum that brought thousands onto the streets of Beirut may have slowed, but it dealt a blow to the sectarian system that rules Lebanon, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

30 August, 2016