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

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?