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

Pakistan's deadly river: Swat volunteer calls for gov't action

Swat Valley residents call the Pakistani government to provide a rescue service at Swat River, one of the most popular tourist spots in Pakistan.

Pakistan's deadly river: Swat volunteer calls for gov't action

Asia

Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown

More than two months after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir, thousands of Kashmiris are still in jail, including some as young as nine-year-old.

Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown

Middle East

Saudi oil explosions: Amateur footage captures plant ablaze

The world's largest oil processing facility is one of two sites targeted by drones in attacks claimed by Houthi rebels.

Saudi oil explosions: Amateur footage captures plant ablaze

Iraq

Ancient city Kemune emerges in northern Iraq before sinking again

Archaeologists excavate palace complex on the banks of the Tigris river estimated to be nearly 3,500 years old.

Ancient city Kemune emerges in northern Iraq before sinking again

Iraq

Rebuilding Mosul: Returning Iraqis face danger and difficulty

The UN puts the annual cost of rebuilding the city at $1.8bn.

Rebuilding Mosul: Returning Iraqis face danger and difficulty

Middle East

Displaced in Mosul: 300,000 living in makeshift homes

In addition to the destruction, most families carry stigma of having lived under ISIL.

Displaced in Mosul: 300,000 living in makeshift homes

Middle East

Calls for DNA testing on bodies recovered in Iraq

Many people are still looking for their relatives, two years after the battle for the city of Mosul left many dead.

Calls for DNA testing on bodies recovered in Iraq

Asia

Kashmir border fence, forest fires endanger wildlife

It is not just humans suffering in the conflict, which was escalated by India's removal of Indian-administered Kashmir's autonomy.

Kashmir border fence, forest fires endanger wildlife

Asia

Floods from India dam wreak havoc in northeastern Pakistan

Floodwaters now cover hundreds of hectares of towns and villages in Punjab province and river levels are still rising.

Floods from India dam wreak havoc in northeastern Pakistan

Asia

India accused of indiscriminately shelling in Pakistan's Kashmir

Pakistan and India trade blame for ceasefire violations, but civilians are suffering most.

India accused of indiscriminately shelling in Pakistan's Kashmir

Asia

Kashmir crisis: Residents unable to afford food

Traders estimate 25,000 people have been affected on both sides of Kashmir.

Kashmir crisis: Residents unable to afford food

Asia

Kashmiris fear escalating tension: 'We live in danger'

The disputed region is one of the world's most dangerous flashpoints between nuclear-armed rivals.

Kashmiris fear escalating tension: 'We live in danger'