Habib Battah

Habib Battah

Habib Battah is an investigative journalist and founder of the news site beirutreport.com. Battah has covered Lebanon and the Middle East for over 15 ... years and teaches journalism and media studies at the American University of Beirut.


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With each new cri­sis, al­ter­na­tives to an en­trenched, sec­tar­i­an po­lit­i­cal sys­tem are grow­ing stronger and more or­gan­ised.

Published On 15 Nov 2019
For Lebanon Feature. Images by Habib Battah [DON''T USE]

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

Published On 16 Jul 2013
Syrian media Lebanon

Af­ter four weeks of dev­as­tat­ing Is­raeli air raids across Lebanon, Amer­i­can news net­work NBC be­gan its Night­ly News bul­letin with its an­chor­man, Bri­an Williams, ask­ing: “Does the US re­al­ly have any in­flu­ence in this war?”

Published On 23 Sep 2006