Muhammed Muheisen

photographer, Jordan

Muhammed Muheisen was born in Jerusalem in 1981 and graduated with a degree in journalism and political science in 2002. He is currently based in Islamabad, as the Associated Press chief photographer of Pakistan. Muheisen joined AP in 2001, covering major events in the Middle East, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the Iraqi conflict, as well as events in Saudi Arabia, China, Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, Syria, and France. His work has received several international awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2005, a POYi in 2007, an APME Journalism Excellence Award, and first prize in the 2012 National Headliner Awards.


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Muhammed Muheisen

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