Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb is an author at Religion News Service.

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Clergy, bags of cash set off new sectarian brawl in Lebanon

By Kareem Chehayeb — August 3, 2022
BEIRUT (AP) — The situation has ramped up discord between two powerful political camps: Lebanon’s Shiite Muslim Hezbollah group and the Maronite Church.

Lebanon LGBTQ community suffers setback amid wider clampdown

By Kareem Chehayeb — July 19, 2022
BEIRUT (AP) — In a statement, the Interior Ministry said that LGBTQ-friendly events “violate our society’s customs and traditions, and contradict with the principles of the Abrahamic religions.”
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