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.

Politics

Iraq: Who will control Hawija after ISIL?

As operation to retake town from ISIL begins, debate on who will govern after the armed group's defeat heats up.

Iraq: Who will control Hawija after ISIL?

Iraq

Kurds to vote on independence despite warnings from neighbours

A deep-rooted nationalism unites Kurds in northern Iraq, almost all of whom are convinced they need their own state.

Kurds to vote on independence despite warnings from neighbours

Middle East

Gaziantep University lets Syrians study in Arabic

Nearly 2,000 Syrians are taking classes at Gaziantep University where they can resume studies from where they left off.

Gaziantep University lets Syrians study in Arabic

Battle for Aleppo

Even as the bombs rain on Syria, hope for a better future

After five years covering the horrible human cost of Syria's war, Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid is struck by the resilience of the people.

Even as the bombs rain on Syria, hope for a better future

Battle for Mosul

Thousands of Iraqis fleeing Mosul 'cross into Syria'

Sources say more than 14,000 Iraqis have crossed Syrian border since October, including 8,000 who have reached Hasakah.

Thousands of Iraqis fleeing Mosul 'cross into Syria'

Humanitarian crises

Malnutrition blights infants' lives in Pakistan's Sindh

Sick and dying babies remain unchanging reality, with lack of medical care worsening effect of drought-like conditions.

Malnutrition blights infants' lives in Pakistan's Sindh

War & Conflict

Civilians trapped in battle for Yemen's Taiz

Dozens of deaths reported in fighting in country's third largest city between rebels and forces loyal to the government.

Civilians trapped in battle for Yemen's Taiz

Middle East

The teahouse that holds the history of Iraq's Erbil

The Machko Chai Khana, a family-run business for 75 years, faces falling figures due to ongoing violence.

The teahouse that holds the history of Iraq's Erbil

Middle East

Kurds seek help in fight against ISIL in Iraq

Despite successes, Peshmerga soldiers struggling to counter ISIL's use of asymmetric tactics to breach defence lines.

Kurds seek help in fight against ISIL in Iraq

Germany

Syrian refugees in Germany fear undercover 'shabiha'

Hundreds of pro-Assad militiamen reporting to the Syrian regime believed to be mixing with asylum seekers.

Syrian refugees in Germany fear undercover 'shabiha'

Asia

Wash my blood-stained bag, Mama

Al Jazeera correspondent narrates horror of school massacre in Pakistan's Peshawar that left scores of students killed.

Wash my blood-stained bag, Mama

Politics

Pakistan journalists demand AJ staff freedom

Hundreds of journalists march in cities and towns of Pakistan demanding release of four jailed Al Jazeera staff.

Pakistan journalists demand AJ staff freedom