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.

Iraq

Iraq looks to snuff out ISIL remnants in remote Anbar province

Sleeper cells use vast desert of Anbar province for regrouping and planning new attacks, Iraqi army says.

Iraq looks to snuff out ISIL remnants in remote Anbar province

Pakistan

Pakistan navy quits anti-piracy task force amid worsening US ties

Decision to leave the task force taken after US-led coalition limits fuel supplies, military sources tell Al Jazeera.

Pakistan navy quits anti-piracy task force amid worsening US ties

Middle East

Iraqis suffer with no water or electricity after ISIL's defeat

Fear and lack of opportunities are shared across former ISIL-controlled territory, as the armed group stripped everything from infrastructure and repairs are delayed by continued sporadic attacks.

Iraqis suffer with no water or electricity after ISIL's defeat

Middle East

ISIL fighters' families held against their will in Iraq and Syria

Thousands of women and children who lived with the group have been accused of being accomplices.

ISIL fighters' families held against their will in Iraq and Syria

Middle East

ISIL fighters still operate around Anbar

Iraq's military has launched another offensive to target ISIL pockets long after the group lost territory.

ISIL fighters still operate around Anbar

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