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

Syria crisis: Life under siege in Eastern Ghouta

Besieged residents in Eastern Ghouta are forced to resort to creative means in order to survive.

Syria crisis: Life under siege in Eastern Ghouta

Syria's War

Images taken week apart show destruction in Syrian enclave

High-quality pictures obtained by Al Jazeera provide evidence of large-scale devastation in Eastern Ghouta.

Images taken week apart show destruction in Syrian enclave

Middle East

Besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta await UN aid

It remains unclear whether the resolution which demands a 30-day pause in fighting will bring any relief for besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta.

Besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta await UN aid

Syria's War

Syria's war: Ghouta hit with incendiary rockets

Ghouta is being hit by incendiary bombs that are intended to start large fires when they hit the ground.

Syria's war: Ghouta hit with incendiary rockets

Middle East

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey say they have taken more positions from Kurdish fighters around the city of Afrin.

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin

Middle East

Qatar uses gene mapping in bid to improve national health

Qatar is the second country, after Iceland, to have the capability to sequence the genomes of the entire population, and researchers view it as a unique opportunity.

Qatar uses gene mapping in bid to improve national health

Iraq

Iraq fighting Kurdish 'White Flags' group in north

Iraq is launching a final push to clean up the border region from remnants of ISIL.

Iraq fighting Kurdish 'White Flags' group in north

Middle East

Syria war: Hospitals being deliberately targeted, medics say

The White Helmets volunteer rescue group are limited as to where the wounded can be helped since hospitals are under attack.

Syria war: Hospitals being deliberately targeted, medics say

Syria's War

Syria: Over 136 people killed in Eastern Ghouta

The death toll rises as Russian and Syrian government bombardment continues.

Syria: Over 136 people killed in Eastern Ghouta

Yemen

Yemen: UAE-backed separatists 'take control' of Aden

President Hadi and his government are based out of Saudi Arabia. The man he appointed as governor of Aden now heads a separatist movement demanding immediate changes.

Yemen: UAE-backed separatists 'take control' of Aden

Yemen

Fighting intensifies in Yemen's Aden after separatist 'coup'

At least four people have been killed in raging battles between government forces and secessionist fighters in the southern port city of Aden, as Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher accuses the separatists of attempting a coup.

Fighting intensifies in Yemen's Aden after separatist 'coup'