Photo and video journalist based in Istanbul, Turkey. He was born in Gaza Strip/Palestine and studied Radio and TV at Al Aqsa university, He has been working for the past 9 years in covering the middle East:
– The Syrian conflict since 2012 until now.
– Palestinian-Israeli conflict and Gaza’s news 2008-2013.
– Egyptian revolution and following news 2011-2012.
– Gaza/Israel War “Operation Pillar of Defense” 2012.
– The Turkish-Kurdish issue within Turkey 2014-2016.
– The European migrant crisis in Greece and France 2015-2016.
– Bronze Winner – War Category. Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) 2017 .
– Honorable Mention. Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) 2017 .
– Honorable Mention. International Photo Awards-IPA 2016.
– First place in the “UN Correspondents Association” in 2013.
– Nominated for UNICEF Photo of the Year Award 2013.
– Noor-Nikon masterclass for documentary photography 2014.
– The 3rd best news photographer,Thomson Foundation 2011.
– Finalist of American Echo Award for photojournalism “2012”
His pictures has featured prominently in International media as; Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, The Guardian, NYT, NewsWeek, United Press International, Zenith Magazine, Al-Ahram Weekly newspaper, Al-Jazeera, Egypt Independent Newspaper, World Policy Journal, Washington Post, LA Times and The National.