Mohammed Salem (26) is a Palestinian photojournalist based in the Gaza Strip. He holds a media degree from Al-Azhar University in Gaza. Mohammed has been working with Reuters since 2003, mainly covering the conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis, as well as international events and other stories worldwide. Mohammed has received a Dubai Press Club media award, a prize made to a young Arab photographer. He was a winner in the 2004 China International Press Photo Contest and was awarded a second prize in Spot News in the 2010 World Press Photo Contest.