Famous Journalists from Lebanon

List of notable or famous journalists from lebanon, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in lebanon and even some popular journalists who immigrated to lebanon. If you're trying to find out the names of famous lebanon journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from lebanon is included when available.

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  • Ahmad Ali El Zein (born 1956) is a Lebanese novelist, documentary film maker and television journalist. He is best known for his trilogy of novels, The Edge of Oblivion (2007), Suhbat al-Tayer (2010) and Barid al-Ghouroub (2014). He lives between Europe and the Middle East, where he shoots Rawafed, a series of documentaries on Arab intellectuals and artists broadcast on Al Arabiya News Channel
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Lebanon
  • Akl Awit

    Akl Awit (Arabic: عقل العويط‎ born 1952, Bziza) is a Lebanese poet, critic, literary journalist and academic professor. He is the editing director of the MULHAK, the weekly cultural supplement of the daily Lebanese newspaper An-Nahar. He has published eight poetry books in Beirut, and an anthology of his works has appeared in Cairo in 2002. His ninth poetry collection is in production. His poems have been translated from Arabic into many foreign languages, and have been published in various magazines and anthologies throughout France, England, Italy, Spain and Germany. Akl Awit holds a Ph.D. degree in modern Arabic literature, and teaches modern poetry and journalism at the Saint Joseph ...more
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Lebanon
  • Antoine Sfeir (25 November 1948 – 1 October 2018) was a Franco-Lebanese journalist.
    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Assaf Abu Rahhal

    Assaf Abu Rahhal (Arabic: عساف أبو رحال‎; 18 December 1955 – 3 August 2010) was a veteran Lebanese journalist who was killed by the Israeli Defense Forces during the 2010 Israel–Lebanon border clash, in which an Israeli reserve lieutenant colonel was killed and a captain was shot and injured by Lebanese sniper fire. According to Reporters Without Borders, Abu Rahhal was the first Lebanese journalist killed since 2006 when Lebanese and Israeli forces clashed. He was one of five people to die in the incident, which received international attention and scrutiny, but he was the only journalist killed.
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1955-2010)
    • Birthplace: Middle East
  • Gebran Ghassan Tueni (Arabic: جبران تويني‎‎; 15 September 1957 – 12 December 2005) was a Lebanese politician and the former editor and publisher of daily paper An Nahar, established by his grandfather, also named Gebran Tueni, in 1933.
    • Age: Dec. at 48 (1957-2005)
    • Birthplace: Achrafieh, Lebanon
  • Ibrahim Mousawi (Arabic: إبراهيم الموسوي‎; also spelled Moussawi, El-Moussaoui, born 1965) is a Lebanese journalist and spokesman for the Islamist group Hezbollah.
    • Age: 58