Habib Battah


Analysis: Just as innocent - comparing Beirut and Paris

A Lebanese journalist asks why we categorise Lebanese victims as we mourn French ones.


Syrian media migrate to Lebanon

War-torn country’s TV industry has found refuge, but cannot ignore the conflict back home.


Remembering the Sabra-Shatila massacre

On the 30th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatila massacre, some say it is just one chapter in the rich history of violence.


In the US, Gaza is a different war

Analyst says mainstream US media prioritises Israel's version of the conflict.


When assumption trumps objectivity

After four weeks of devastating Israeli air raids across Lebanon, American news network NBC began its Nightly News bulletin with its


Watching American TV in Beirut

War in Lebanon has once again become breaking news on television screens across the world, but a growing body of distorted reporting is being disseminated just as rapidly as the country is being destroyed.