Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya is a Beirut-based political analyst and multi-disciplinary researcher. He teaches in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University and has worked on social and political affairs for a number of local and international organisations.

He is also a media commentator on Arab and Middle Eastern current affairs.

Halim's articles have appeared in the Middle East Eye, Open Democracy, the World Post, Huffington Post, Jadaliyya, Legal Agenda and in Lebanese newspapers Annahar, Assafir, and Al Akhbar. 

Lebanon

Where do Lebanon's Christians stand on Hezbollah?

Lebanese President Michel Aoun and most Lebanese Christians did not join Saudi Arabia's campaign against Hezbollah.

Where do Lebanon's Christians stand on Hezbollah?

Lebanon

Will Lebanon become Saudi's next Yemen?

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is stuck in Riyadh, just like Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Will Lebanon become Saudi's next Yemen?

Middle East

Is Lebanon on the verge of another conflict?

There is a cold war raging in the Middle East and it is on the verge of sparking a violent conflict in Lebanon.

Is Lebanon on the verge of another conflict?

Lebanon

Lebanon has a racism problem

The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.

Lebanon has a racism problem

Lebanon

Xenophobia will not solve Lebanon’s refugee crisis

The Lebanese government should implement policies to curb xenophobia for the sake of both the state and the refugees.

Xenophobia will not solve Lebanon’s refugee crisis

Pope Francis

Pope Francis in Egypt: A voice of reason

The pope has sent a strong message against Islamophobia and for religious and individual freedoms.

Pope Francis in Egypt: A voice of reason

United States

Is Trump a saviour for Middle Eastern Christians?

Or is he a false prophet?

Is Trump a saviour for Middle Eastern Christians?