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.

Asia

Corruption, neglect cripples Pakistan's public health system

The crippled public health sector is in dire need of revival as children pay the price of negligence.

Corruption, neglect cripples Pakistan's public health system

Asia

Qatar and Pakistan hold talks in Islamabad

Prime Minister Imran Khan's office says Qatar will invest $22bn in Pakistan, a welcome relief for the struggling economy.

Qatar and Pakistan hold talks in Islamabad

Europe

Italy's stagnant economy hits industrial production

Italy is suffering from a high unemployment rate of 11 percent and its citizens are struggling to cope with high taxes.

Italy's stagnant economy hits industrial production

Europe

Growing calls to amend Italy's citizenship laws

Two boys who were hailed as heroes for saving a hijacked bus full of children say they are still waiting on the government's promises to grant them citizenship.

Growing calls to amend Italy's citizenship laws

Europe

Immigration crackdown: Italian aid workers lose jobs

Charities in Italy are warning that more than 4000 workers are already jobless.

Immigration crackdown: Italian aid workers lose jobs

Europe

Rise of the right: Italy's Lega party woos EU voters

With 751 representatives from 28 countries, the European Parliament is considered to be the human face of the EU.

Rise of the right: Italy's Lega party woos EU voters

Middle East

Iran sanctions explained

The US has imposed sanctions on Iran, which relies on oil and gas for 80% of its exports. How will this impact the Iranian economy?

Iran sanctions explained

Middle East

Saudi Arabia reveals oil-related secrets to lure investors

Data released to potential investors by Saudi Aramco is raising questions about the size of Saudi oil reserves.

Saudi Arabia reveals oil-related secrets to lure investors

Middle East

Yemen's warring sides fail to release prisoners

Thousands of Yemenis have been detained without cause, and some are forcibly disappeared without a trace.

Yemen's warring sides fail to release prisoners

Middle East

19 million Yemeni children suffer malnutrition and illness

Fighting between the Saudi-Emirati-led coalition and Houthi rebels has destroyed Yemen’s healthcare system.

19 million Yemeni children suffer malnutrition and illness

Asia

A literary festival in Pakistan's Lahore draws thousands

Amid Kashmir tensions, writers from India, Pakistan and around the world discuss politics and art.

A literary festival in Pakistan's Lahore draws thousands

Middle East

Syrian artists use music and comedy to promote idea of freedom

Eight years ago, many Syrians had no idea that their creativity would be used to hide their pain.

Syrian artists use music and comedy to promote idea of freedom