Muhammed Muheisen, Associated Press Chief Photographer for the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Muhammed Muheisen was born in Jerusalem in 1981, graduated with a degree in journalism and political science. He is the Associated Press Chief Photographer for the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Muheisen joined Associated Press in 2001, covering major events in the Middle East, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the funeral of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the US led -war in Iraq, including the capture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, spent four years in Pakistan as AP’s Chief Photographer for the region, the Yemeni revolution, the Syrian civil war as well as events in Saudi Arabia, China, Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, France, The Netherlands, South Africa, the funeral procession of Nelson Mandela.