Kareem Chehayeb, Al Jazeera English

Kareem Chehayeb

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Past articles by Kareem:

Lebanese parliament re-elects longtime speaker in first session

Newly elected reformist MPs said they would not compromise in their efforts to change the way Lebanon is run. → Read More

Elections in Lebanon, does political change stand a chance?

Al Jazeera discusses with analysts what lies ahead as power has shifted in Lebanon’s sectarian power-sharing system. → Read More

Pro-Hezbollah bloc loses Lebanese parliamentary majority

Hezbollah allies lose seats in parliamentary elections to rivals, as independent candidates make inroads. → Read More

Hezbollah allies projected to lose seats in Lebanon elections

Partial results show change in the balance of power in parliament where Hezbollah and allies once held a majority. → Read More

‘Ballot box revolution’: Lebanon holds parliamentary elections

Voter participation is expected to be higher this year following an increase in diaspora voting last week. → Read More

How Lebanon’s independent hopefuls seek to bypass media barriers

Contenders running against traditional sectarian parties are turning to podcasts and social media. → Read More

Lebanese expatriates vote in parliamentary elections

Opposition hopes for significant diaspora votes amid economic crisis, but analysts say status quo likely to be upheld. → Read More

Lebanese opposition election candidates face threats and attacks

Opposition candidates in the upcoming election accuse supporters of traditional parties of disrupting their campaigns. → Read More

Beirut blast survivor finds solace in memoir after mother’s death

Ariana Papazian found it hard to accept the loss of her mother, her memoir chronicles the journey towards acceptance. → Read More

Saudi Arabia rekindles ties with cash-strapped Lebanon

Improvement in relations between Lebanon and Gulf nations including Saudi Arabia come before May’s general elections. → Read More

Lebanon reaches agreement with IMF on economic reforms

Agreement could potentially unlock access to IMF funds if Lebanese authorities implement a series of reforms. → Read More

In Syria, Russia leads effort to recruit fighters for Ukraine

Analysts say Moscow has been recruiting Syrian fighters through its mercenary network and local groups. → Read More

French firm gets contract to run Beirut port container terminal

CMA CGM will manage, operate and maintain the container terminal at Beirut’s port for the next decade. → Read More

Syria: Sweida protesters decry corruption, poor living standards

Dozens of people take to streets of government-held Syrian city for fifth day as anger grows over lifting of subsidies. → Read More

‘Nobody left the house’: Atmeh locals in the dark about ISIL boss

Following US raid, landlord and neighbours say they were unaware of Abu Ibrahim al-Qurayshi’s presence in Syrian town. → Read More

Lebanon: US dollar savers fear they’ll foot crisis bill

Lebanese with savings trapped in US dollar accounts fear banks will be bailed out at their expense. → Read More

Infographic: Syria’s displaced face the wrath of winter

Bitter winter conditions have compounded the poverty of millions of displaced people in northwest Syria. → Read More

UNRWA in ‘race against time’ for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Cash-strapped agency launches emergency funding appeal, says Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are struggling to survive. → Read More

‘Vaccine dictatorship’: Many Lebanese refuse the COVID jab

Taking the COVID vaccine in Lebanon remains a personal choice despite documenting a surging number of daily cases. → Read More

Cash-strapped Lebanese drivers block roads in ‘Day of rage’

Lebanon’s transport unions demand the government subsidise their fuel prices and provide cash assistance. → Read More