Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb is a former Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on transparency and freedom of information in Lebanon and across the region. He is currently a reporter at The Associated Press covering Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. He previously was Al Jazeera English’s Beirut Cofrespondent and has published work on The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Intercept, and Middle East Eye. His commentary has been featured on the BBC, Sky News, France24, Al Jazeera, and Democracy Now. He holds an MA in Political Economy of the Middle East from King’s College London and a BA in International Relations from Boston University. You can follow him on Twitter at @chehayebk.

Articles by: Kareem Chehayeb

Access to Information Laws in MENA

In a new four-part series, our authors unpack the importance of this right in the MENA region, focusing on Jordan, Tunisia, and Lebanon, and speaking to stakeholders on prospects for reform.

Access to Information in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Access to Information Law was passed in 2017 with very little media coverage and public attention, though it represented a legislative breakthrough for a country where lack of transparency and corruption...

Access to Information Laws in MENA: Spotlight on Jordan, Tunisia, and Lebanon

In this series, we do deep dives into the legal frameworks of three MENA countries: Jordan, Tunisia, and Lebanon.