Mohammed Salem


Mohammed Salem (b. 1985) is a Palestinian photojournalist based in the Gaza Strip. 

Salem holds a media degree from Gaza University and has been working with Reuters since 2003. While his primary focus lies in documenting the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, he has also covered various international news events.

Salem was a winner in the 2004 China International Press Photo Contest, and he won Pictures of the Year International (POYI) twice, in 2018 and 2023. Salem also received a Dubai Press Club media award, a prize given to a young Arab photographer.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner 
2011 Joop Swart Masterclass participant
2010 World Press Photo Contest winner 

Mohammed Salem on Social Media:
Instagram: @mohammedsalem85
Twitter: @msalem66

Mohammed Salem

Portrait credit: Saleh Salem