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.

Syria's War

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning Idlib chemical attack

Russia has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council about an expected offensive in Syria.

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning Idlib chemical attack

Europe

Europe drought reveals 'Hunger Stones' in Czech river

Rivers are drying up during the hottest-recorded summer in Europe, revealing archaeological treasures in the Czech Republic.

Europe drought reveals 'Hunger Stones' in Czech river

Iraq

Iraqi protest against unsafe water in Basra

Anger has again reached the streets of Basra after contaminated water sent hundreds to hospital.

Iraqi protest against unsafe water in Basra

Middle East

Syria's last rebel stronghold braces for major offensive

Dozens killed in blast at weapons depot in Idlib province as government prepares to launch major assault.

Syria's last rebel stronghold braces for major offensive

Asia

Pakistan: Can Imran Khan live up to voter expectations?

Those who voted for Imran Khan and his populist promises of a new, fairer, Pakistan are watching closely.

Pakistan: Can Imran Khan live up to voter expectations?

Pakistan

Hope still trumps despair in Pakistan's democracy

Election campaign shows there are countless people trying to bring about change in Pakistan, indicating better days ahead for the country.

Hope still trumps despair in Pakistan's democracy

Asia

Election countdown begins in Pakistan

Security is being tightened ahead of Wednesday's crucial elections as more than 100 million registered voters are gearing up to elect their next leader.

Election countdown begins in Pakistan

Asia

Pakistan election: Is Imran Khan's party on the rise?

Former cricket star's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party is frontrunner in upcoming vote after ex-PM Nawaz Sharif was imprisoned for corruption.

Pakistan election: Is Imran Khan's party on the rise?

Iraq

Southern Iraq unrest: Protest outside oil field near Basra

A wave of protests that have rocked southern Iraq entered a second week as the government battles to contain mounting anger over the poor services and unemployment.

Southern Iraq unrest: Protest outside oil field near Basra

Middle East

Death toll rises in southern Iraq protests

At least eight people have been killed in southern Iraq as the two-week-long protests against a lack of basic services and high unemployment continue.

Death toll rises in southern Iraq protests

Middle East

Yemen island Socotra struggles to recover months after cyclone

The storm-stricken island is facing a major shortage of basic needs as the military standoff between country's government and UAE sets back efforts to rebuild.

Yemen island Socotra struggles to recover months after cyclone

Middle East

Iraq's heritage buildings deteriorating from neglect

A struggling economy combined with the lack of provision of basic services, has forced preservation efforts to take a back seat.

Iraq's heritage buildings deteriorating from neglect