Osama Bin Javaid

Osama Bin Javaid

Osama Bin Javaid is a broadcast journalist based out of Doha. He's worked extensively on South Asia, specially in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He has reported on global security, war on terror and other issues related to South Asia and Middle East.

Middle East

De-escalation deals fail to protect Syrian towns, warn activists

Russian and Syrian government air strikes are said to have killed more than 300 people in Damascus province's Eastern Ghouta region in just the past two months.

De-escalation deals fail to protect Syrian towns, warn activists

Tunisia

Tunisia challenges persist seven years after revolution

It has been seven years since the revolution in Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring uprising in the Middle East.

Tunisia challenges persist seven years after revolution

Syria's Civil War

Syria: IDPs face outbreaks in inhumane conditions

Internally displaced persons in Syria are suffering through the winter in harsh conditions and the threat of disease outbreaks.

Syria: IDPs face outbreaks in inhumane conditions

Religion

Orthodox Christmas: Masses held from Bethlehem to Moscow

Millions of faithful Orthodox Christians around the world have attended midnight mass, from Belarus to Ethiopia.

Orthodox Christmas: Masses held from Bethlehem to Moscow

Yemen

2018 Look ahead: Yemenis hope war to end this year

The war in Yemen has pushed the country into the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, with disease, malnutrition and physical danger threatening most of the population.

2018 Look ahead: Yemenis hope war to end this year

Syria's Civil War

Syria’s war: Scores dead after air strikes on Ghouta

At least 19 people, including six children, are believed to have been killed in rebel-held parts of Damascus following government air strikes.

Syria’s war: Scores dead after air strikes on Ghouta

Syria's Civil War

Syria’s war: Some refugees returning home

Some Syrian families are choosing to leave the displacement camps and return to their homes, despite the heavy damage their villages have sustained.

Syria’s war: Some refugees returning home

Syria's Civil War

Raqqa: Displaced people in urgent need of basic infrastructure

In the aftermath of ISIL's ejection from Raqqa, no one has stepped up to rebuild the devastated city and the presence of YPG fighters is unsettling the returning local population.

Raqqa: Displaced people in urgent need of basic infrastructure

Syria's Civil War

Syrian children suffer in camps, no relief in sight

There is no end in sight for millions of Syrians who have suffered years of turmoil after the latest round of Geneva talks failed to bring about any hopes of peace.

Syrian children suffer in camps, no relief in sight

Middle East

Fear among Syrians as UN blocks chemical attack investigation

The United Nations Security Council failed last month to agree on investigating chemical attacks in Syria.

Fear among Syrians as UN blocks chemical attack investigation

Middle East

Syria: Secret underground hospital established to treat injuries

Most of Syria's hospitals, along with its entire healthcare system, have been devastated by six years of war, so Syrians have built a 500sq metre hospital under the ground.

Syria: Secret underground hospital established to treat injuries

Syria's Civil War

Air attacks kill dozens in Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta

Attacks on a besieged rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital intensified over the past week, killing more than 80 civilians.

Air attacks kill dozens in Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta