Osama Bin Javaid


Family of girl burned in ISIL attack seeks US treatment

Ten-year-old Reem has severe burns on 70 percent of her body after her home in Ramadi, Iraq, was hit by a grenade.


Family of 10-year-old Iraqi burn victim appeals for help

Warning: There are distressing images in this report. The family of an Iraqi girl suffering from severe burn wounds is appealing for urgent help to overcome bureaucratic obstacles and take her to the United States for treatment.

Middle East

Iran’s first presidential debate focuses on economy

Iran's state TV has aired the first debate of the presidential election. The six candidates, vetted by a powerful 12-member Guardian Council, focused on economic issues. Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid explains.


Macedonia nationalists violently storm parliament

Protesters broke into Macedonia's parliament and attacked MPs over the election of an ethnic Albanian speaker.

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A cry for help: Millions facing famine in Yemen

UN says $1bn pledged by donor states amounts to half of amount needed to combat 'world's largest hunger crisis'.


India: Leading BJP figures to face trial in Babri mosque case

India's Supreme Court has ordered that the co-founder of the ruling BJP, L K Advani, and other leaders be tried for criminal conspiracy in the demolition of a 16th-century mosque about 25 years ago.


Kashmir unrest: Videos showing abuse spark anger

A teenager has been killed as violence continues in Indian-administered Kashmir. A local by-election was postponed last week after dozens of students were injured at a local college.

Middle East

Iraq : Shia militia accused of ethnic cleansing in Sunni areas

Rights groups have accused Shia militia of abuse and marginalisation of Sunni Arabs in Iraq. Most of the 3.4 million people displaced in the country are Sunni.

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The youth bringing social change to Iraqi Kurdistan

While the world's attention is on fighting ISIL in Iraq, many youth are trying to break stereotypes and change that image. Some in the Kurdish region say they are taking up projects and activities to bring positive change to their society.