Photo by Kareem Chehayeb used on Al Jazeera English piece  "Beirut protesters decry racism towards Syrians"

Photo by Kareem Chehayeb used on Al Jazeera English piece "Beirut protesters decry racism towards Syrians"

My work primarily covers Lebanon and Syria. I have published work on numerous platforms, including Al Jazeera English, CityLab, the LA Times, Middle East Eye, and The New Humanitarian.

'Ideas can't die': Syrian rapper drops beats on the frontline - Middle East Eye (10/13/2019)

Following Hariri model scandal, Lebanon gets questions, gives few answers - Middle East Eye (10/5/2019)

Protests in Beirut against desperate economic situation turn violent - Middle East Eye (9/29/2019)

Our Women On The Ground: Arab women reporting in their own backyards - Beirut Today (9/18/2019)

Syrian deportations leave behind fear in Lebanon [with Abby Sewell] - The New Humanitarian (9/17/2019)

Syria After the Uprisings: How the Assad government prevented its collapse - The New Arab (8/20/2019)

Turkey’s Deportation Policy Is Killing Syrian Refugees [with Sarah Hunaidi] - Foreign Policy (8/8/2019)

Mashrou’ Leila blasphemy row: Byblos show canceled over “bloodshed” fears - Middle East Eye (7/30/2019)

Lebanese protest in solidarity with Palestinian workers amid “racist” crackdown on foreign labour -The New Arab (7/30/2019)

Lebanon’s Christian inquisitors invoke ‘blasphemy’ laws to punish band Mashrou’ Leila - The New Arab (7/27/2019)

Lebanese band Mashrou Leila vow to play on as they battle blasphemy accusations - Middle East Eye (7/23/2019)

Anticipating Austerity: Lebanon’s poor on the chopping block - Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (7/19/2019)

Ziad Itani, Lebanon’s torture epidemic and its frail courts - Beirut Today (7/18/2019)

Beirut’s last public beach faces creeping privatization [with Lara Bitar] - Al Jazeera English (7/9/2019)

Lebanon troops demolish Syrian homes as deadline expires - Al Jazeera English (7/1/2019)

Saudi women’s rights activist Samar Badawi appears in court - Al Jazeera English (6/27/2019)

Lebanese above all: The politics of scapegoating Syrian refugees - The New Arab (6/17/2019)

Anti-Refugee sentiment ramps up in increasingly hostile Lebanon - Middle East Eye (6/14/2019)

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman - Al Jazeera English (6/11/2019)

Torture in Saudi Prisons: ‘Most oppressive era we have witnessed’ - Al Jazeera English (6/7/2019)

‘Our Lives Matter’: Lebanon’s migrant workers fight for their rights - Middle East Eye (5/29/2019)

Does Lebanon really have a press freedom problem? - Beirut Today (5/3/2019)

In the eye of the storm: Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon destroyed as aid declines - The New Arab (1/17/2019)

Therapy through Theatre: Ziad Itani details his experience of torture, solitary confinement - The New Arab (1/11/2019)

The Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon: Ignored but ongoing - Executive Magazine (12/17/2018)

Journalists in Lebanon fined and beaten amid crackdown - The New Arab (11/29/2018)

As Beirut’s Trash Crisis Drags On, Children Recycle to Survive - CityLab (11/1/2018)

Israel shoots down Syrian jet as fighting escalates on edge of Golan Heights [with Alexandra Zavis] - LA Times (7/24/2018)

Hundreds of Syrian White Helmet volunteers and families evacuated [with Alexandra Zavis] - LA Times (7/22/2018)

Saudi Arabia's biggest obstacle to progress lies in its systematic human rights violations - Amnesty (1/30/2018)

In Lebanon's Parliament elections, independent candidates hope to shake up the political status-quo - The Arab Weekly (1/28/2018)

New taxes spark fears of effect on prices in Lebanon - The Arab Weekly (1/14/2018)

New Lebanese law against torture draws ambivalent reaction - The New Arab (12/6/2017)

Hariri Resigns: Lebanon no longer immune to tensions over Hizballah - The New Arab (11/6/2017)

Pressure grows for the return of Lebanon’s Syrian refugees - The Arab Weekly (11/6/207)

Hariri's resignation shatters year-old hopes of a new Lebanon - Middle East Eye (11/5/2017)

Maj. Hajj Hobeiche is Gone, But The Oppressive Institution Still Exists - Beirut Today (10/5/2017)

Assad and allies target the YPG: The marriage of convenience hits a wall - Middle East Eye (09/27/2017)

Lebanon's poorest blame government for economic woes, not refugees - Al Monitor (09/08/2017)

After border battle, Lebanon’s refugees are facing an uncertain future - The Arab Weekly (08/20/2017)

Lebanese military probe concludes Syrian refugees died of 'natural causes' - Middle East Eye (07/24/2017)

What a Battle on the Lebanese Border Could Mean For Syria - Syria Deeply (07/21/2017)

Lebanese army accused of torturing Syrian refugees [with Lizzie Porter] - Middle East Eye (07/18/2017)

Cybercrime Bureau interrogates journalist - The Daily Star - (07/11/2017)

Officials divided as calls to reinstate death penalty grow - The Daily Star - (07/08/2017)

Army seizes samples in Syrian deaths case - The Daily Star - (07/08/2017)

Tent burned in northeast Lebanon encampment - The Daily Star - (06/30/2017)

Palestinians in Lebanon can no longer be treated as second-class residents - Middle East Eye (06/17/2017)

Good Luck Getting Healthcare if You’re Queer in Lebanon - Tonic/Vice (06/16/2017)

Israel, Hezbollah and Lebanon: The potential for another war - Middle East Eye (05/27/2017)

Machnouk visits north as prison hunger strike called off [with Hanan Khaled] - The Daily Star (05/20/2017)

Lebanese, Palestinian protest in support of hunger strike prisoners [with Mohammad Zaatari] - The Daily Star (05/05/2017)

30 Syrian refugees detained in Deir al-Ahmar - The Daily Star (04/21/2017)

Syrian refugees are not a ticking time bomb, Lebanon's exploitation of them is - Middle East Eye (04/18/2017)

Parliament questions Cabinet on budget, elections, power [with Hasan Lakkis] - The Daily Star (04/07/2017)

Freedom of expression? Another Lebanese myth - Middle East Eye (03/30/2017)

Activist Ahmad Amhaz released on bail, will still stand trial - The Daily Star (03/29/2017)

UK electronics ban receives mixed reactions at Beirut airport - The Daily Star (03/26/2017)

The electronics ban will do nothing to protect Britain - The New Arab (03/24/2017)

For Syrians, few options to get money to relatives in need [with Nada Homsi] - The Daily Star (03/11/2017)

Naameh announces anti-Syrian labor purge - The Daily Star (03/10/2017)

Lebanon's refugee reform is too little, too late - openDemocracy (03/03/2017)

Garbage dumped on Damour River banks ignites debate - The Daily Star (03/02/2017)

Le Pen's visit confirms new political realities in Lebanon - The New Arab - (02/24/2017)

Shura Council halts construction of controversial Beirut beach resort - The Daily Star - (02/22/2017)

Lebanon's senior citizens protest over threat of soaring rents - Middle East Eye - (02/17/2017)

Lebanon YouStink trial: Anger, protests, and no answers - Middle East Eye - (01/31/2017)

Lebanon's protestors: Arrested as civilians, tried by military - Middle East Eye - (01/26/2017)

The seeds of the next Arab Spring - openDemocracy - (01/11/2017)

Surrender or Die: Syria's sieges are the difference-makers in the conflict - Middle East Eye - (12/29/2016)

Syria and the Left: A Call To Arms [with Charles Davis, Loubna Mrie] - The New Inquiry - (12/28/2016)

Fairuz, Hezbollah and the suppression of democracy on Lebanese campuses - Middle East Eye - (12/13/2016)

The fight to save Beirut's last public beach - and the struggle to save Lebanon - Middle East Eye - (11/30/2016)

Lebanon freezes plan for Ain al-Hilweh's 'racist wall' [with Zena Tahhan] - Al Jazeera English - (11/23/2016)

Lebanon's New Presidency May Enact Anti-Refugee Agenda - Refugees Deeply - (11/10/2016)

As a new president rises, Lebanon's Sunni bloc falls apart - Middle East Eye - (10/31/2016)

What will a new president mean for Lebanon? - Al Jazeera English - (10/30/2016)

Syrian state media: War propaganda, whitewashing and denial - The New Arab - (10/12/2016)

Lebanon can't elect a president - but that's the least of our problems - Middle East Eye - (10/06/2016)

Lebanon's Burj Hammoud landfill: a disaster waiting to happen - Middle East Eye - (09/22/2016)

One year after Lebanon's #YouStink movement: popular uprising imminent? - The New Arab - (8/30/2016)

This photo shocked the world, but outrage alone won't help Syria - Middle East Eye - (08/19/2016)

Save Lebanon's press? Why not free it first - Middle East Eye - (08/17/2016)

Freedom on hold: Palestine solidarity movements in Lebanon - Middle East Eye - (07/28/2016)

Can Lebanon's Revitalized Civil Society Spur A Revolution? - teleSUR English - (05/13/2016)

The Failing Frangieh Presidential Experiment - Middle East Monitor - (01/05/2016)

To Be, Or Not To Be (In the Saudi Anti-Terror Coalition)? That Is Lebanon's Question - Middle East Monitor - (12/22/2015)

Lebanon's Complacency On ISIS Victims: A Harsh Reminder That The Time For Change Is Now - The World Post - (11/18/2015)

Lebanon's Uprising Could Shake The Country's Sectarian Foundations - The World Post - (09/04/2015)