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, Syria, and Palestine. I have written and contributed  on various platforms, including CityLab, the LA Times, Middle East Eye, Al Jazeera English, and The Daily Star.

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)