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

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Lebanon weighs impact of Caesar Act as economy nosedives

10 June, 2020

Cash-strapped Lebanon is weighing its response to a new US sanctions law targeting the Syrian regime.

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

08 May, 2020

The decision to bar Palestinians from returning to Lebanon amid a repatriation drive highlights entrenched discrimination in the country.

Lebanon's uphill corruption battle against an 'untouchable class'

06 May, 2020

Corruption in Lebanon is widespread, but there are hopes a new law can root out pervasive nepotism.

Beyond Covid-19: Lebanon's unemployment outbreak

31 March, 2020

On top of the coronavirus outbreak, Lebanon is also facing its worst economic crisis since the 15-year civil war several decades ago.

Journalists are also victims of Lebanon's security crackdown

20 January, 2020

Lebanese security forces have assaulted more than 20 journalists and media workers covering the protests in Beirut this month alone.

Lebanon mass protests sweep the country for third day

19 October, 2019

Protesters continued to demonstrate across Lebanon on Saturday, as the mass protests entered the third day following another night of riots.

Lebanese protest in solidarity with Palestinian workers amid crackdown

30 July, 2019

Dozens of Lebanese activists with some of their Palestinian counterparts stood across the ministry in solidarity with ongoing Palestinian protests against labour inspections. reports Kareem Chehayeb.

Lebanon's inquisitors invoke 'blasphemy' against gay-fronted band Mashrou' Leila

27 July, 2019

Analysis: The crackdown on Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila over their pro LGBT+ rights stance and lyrics deemed 'offensive' to Christianity could set a dangerous precedent, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

Scapegoating Syrian refugees in Lebanon

17 June, 2019

Comment: Outrightly racist, anti-refugee sentiment from Lebanese politicians is sign of increasing national populism in the country, writes Kareem Chehayeb.

Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon destroyed as aid declines

17 January, 2019

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.

Therapy through theatre: Meeting Ziad Itani

11 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.

Journalists in Lebanon fined and beaten amid crackdown

29 November, 2018

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.

Kareem Chehayeb
Kareem Chehayeb

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

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