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. He is a contributor to Monocle, The Guardian, BBC World, Al Jazeera and others, a former fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University and two-time recipient of the Samir Kassir Press Freedom Award. Battah's investigative work was recently recognized for outstanding local reporting by the Columbia University Oakes Award for Environmental Reporting. Battah earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Near East Studies and Journalism from New York University.
With all that rain, you’ll probably end up needing new carpets. But seriously, what in the world were they thinking?
Actually, they join Gap, Urban Outfitters, American Apparel and other brands to try to make profit out of a tragedy (at the time it was Sandy and the freak storm in the US). Still, very sad!
Interesting Tarek, didn’t realize that. Will have to look it up.