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

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

Middle East

Will Iran-US tension threaten Iraq's stability?

Despite a strong showing for nationalists who want to reduce foreign influence, Iraqis fear they could become casualties in the rising conflict between Iran and the US.

Will Iran-US tension threaten Iraq's stability?

Middle East

How Iraqis are using art to speak truth to power

Some Iraqis believe art is a powerful tool for holding those in power to account after years of conflict and widespread corruption.

How Iraqis are using art to speak truth to power

Middle East

Securing the peace in post-ISIL Iraq

Iraqi forces are being trained to be able to provide a safe and secure environment in the country's post-conflict situation.

Securing the peace in post-ISIL Iraq

Middle East

Communist leader: Iraqis to decide who controls Iraq, nobody else

Amid period of talks over formation of new government, Al Jazeera speaks to Raed Fahmi, secretary of Communist Party.

Communist leader: Iraqis to decide who controls Iraq, nobody else

Middle East

Iraq's poor hopeful Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc will bring change

Much of Baghdad and Iraq are lacking basic services and facilities and the working class are looking to al-Sadr to form a coalition and bring improvements to their lives.

Iraq's poor hopeful Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc will bring change

Middle East

Ramadan in post-ISIL Iraq: 'For us it's only hunger and poverty'

'Since ISIL, we have not been able to feel the blessings of Ramadan … we're dependent on the goodwill of people,' Mosul resident tells Al Jazeera.

Ramadan in post-ISIL Iraq: 'For us it's only hunger and poverty'

Middle East

Iraq election: Polls show Iraqi PM lags behind Shia rivals

Partial results show coalition linked to Shia religious leader Muqtada al-Sadr is the current frontrunner while Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is lagging in third place.

Iraq election: Polls show Iraqi PM lags behind Shia rivals

Middle East

Campaigning by candidates for Iraq's parliament ends Friday

Security in Iraq is tightening as the campaigning for the parliamentary election ends and the voting begins.

Campaigning by candidates for Iraq's parliament ends Friday

Middle East

Security forces vote early in Iraqi elections

Thursday's early voting did not include the popular mobilisation units, but there are hopes that the successful merger of factions on the battlefield can be translated into cooperation in the political arena.

Security forces vote early in Iraqi elections

Middle East

Iraq's youth disillusioned ahead of polls

Young people in the capital Baghdad have mixed opinions on whether the country's upcoming parliamentary elections on May 12 will bring about change.

Iraq's youth disillusioned ahead of polls

Asia

Pashtuns continue to rally for greater rights in Pakistan

The protest movement began in February against an extrajudicial killing, but now it's been transformed into a wider call for ethnic rights.

Pashtuns continue to rally for greater rights in Pakistan