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Laith Mushtaq

Producer / War zones and conflict area cameraman.
Al - Jazeera Channel since May 2003 to present .


Cover the war, the occupation of Iraq in Baghdad, Samarra, Diyala, Mosul, Ramadi, Haditha, Fallujah, the first battle inside the city of Fallujah for 40 consecutive days .. Tikrit, Irbil, Sulaymaniyah, Halabja, Dahuk, PKK camps, battles of Karbala and the death of Rashid Wali, a colleague and a dear friend .

Coverage the Afghani elections in late 2004, Kandahar, Helmand, Herat, Jalalabad, Kunduz, Mazar-e Sharif, crossing Salng, and filmed and directed a documentary on Drug Smuggling in Afghanistan in 2005.

Covered the elections in Tajikistan in 2005 and filmed several news reports.

Elections in Chad in 2006, special coverage on socio-issues among which are reports on refugee camps, battles between the Chadian government and rebels. I was in multiple missions in Chad, in which, I also filmed the clashes that erupted between militias and the government mainly, in the areas of Abeshi and Ghozbeida.

Several reports which were aired in a special coverage mainly, in The grand Desert and Aghadies.

Series of reports from Lake Victoria , the Nile, and several other humanitarian issues and socio- political among one on the former President Idi Amin.

Elections in Nigeria in 2007, a series of political issues, including in the city of Port Harcourt which witnessed a wave of kidnapping foreigners.

Series of reports that tells stories of life in Mali, with the social and cultural diverstity.

Mauritania/short film:
Directed and filmed a short documentary on a desert-based hospital. The film was a production by Qatar Charity Foundation.

Camera- man for news coverage on the Athlete competition that was held in Osaka, Japan.

Filmed a series of news reports on the Annuel Meeting of the International Monitory Fund.

South Korea:
Filmed a serious of news stories in a special coverage on S.Korea.

Filmed a series of news reports on HAJ, in 2009-2010.

Before the ouster of Ghaddafie, i was deployed to the west mountain, where i covered the rebels taking over the cities of Zintan, Nalout, and other cities.

Filmed a serious of news stories and special coverage right after the ousting of Zein El Abedien. Also, the elections that followed. And, a year after the revolution, i was deployed again for a special coverage.

North of Iraq:
Covered the Iraqi elections in 2010, and also filmed special reports on the Christian cities mainly in Mousel and Erbiel.

Covered the aftermath of the civil clashes that erupted in May, 2008.

Elections, in 2007 and a serious of news stories in a special coverage on S.Korea.

Central Africa:
Special coverage on refugee camps based on the borders with Chad.

Chad- Sudan/ Chad- Cameron/ Chad - Nigeria/ The Conflict and The border line:
Filmed and directed a documentary on the borders that separate Chad with its neighbouring countries, 2009.

Munir Bachir:
Filmed, Directed and Produced a 30 minutes documentary on the late Iraqi Composer Munir Bachir, in 2011, The film was aired on Aljazeera documentary channel, and participated in several film festivals in the arab world and Europe.

Special coverage on Euro 2012.

Covering special stories on social- economic issues staring 2005- till now.

Aleppo - Syria

coverage in Aleppo in Syria ..On the second anniversary of the start of Syrian Revolution ..Demarcation lines ..And the humanitarian situation during the conflict between the Free Syrian Army forces and Bashar al-Assad March 2013

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