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Mohammad Al-Kassim, Associate Producer, Middle East

Mohammad Al-Kassim is a broadcast journalist who has reported on international, national and local issues for the English and Arabic press. He served as the news director at 90.1 KKFI-FM Kansas City Community Radio. Mohammad is from Jerusalem, fluent in English and Arabic and speaks conversational Hebrew. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Worldfocus reporting from the U.N.

From the Field (blog)

Worldfocus reporting from the U.N.

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Ben Piven report from the United Nations on the first day of the 64th session of the General Assembly.

Posted: September 22, 2009 11:00   Comments: 1
In the newsroom: Lost in translation

In the Newsroom

In the newsroom: Lost in translation

Worldfocus producer Mohammad al-Kassim blogs about the tricky business of understanding the English language.

Posted: September 17, 2009 11:48   Comments: 3
Reading the Israeli and Arab press on Gaza war crimes

In the Newsroom

Reading the Israeli and Arab press on Gaza war crimes

Worldfocus producers Yuval Lion, a fluent Hebrew speaker with an Israeli background, and Mohammad Al-Kassim, an Arab speaker of Palestinian descent, talk about how the news of a U.N. investigation into war crimes during the Gaza war was reported in the Israeli and Arab media.

Posted: September 16, 2009 14:47   Comments: 18
“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

In the Newsroom (video)

“Moonwalking” like Michael Jackson in Jerusalem

Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.

Posted: June 26, 2009 09:53   Comments: 2
Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

Sights & Sounds (video)

Jerusalem’s Old City dotted with religious, cultural landmarks

Experience a few of the streets and landmarks of Jerusalem's Old City. Surrounded by ancient gates, the Old City is a cultural crossroad with a collection of religious sites.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:59   Comments: 2
Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

Signature Video

Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

After the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, for the first time, Palestinians began to take control of their own economic destiny. Foreign money soon began pouring into the West Bank. Now, businessmen are complaining less about Israel and more about cheap exports from China.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:26   Comments: 1
Arab world is transfixed by Turkish soap operas

Signature Video

Arab world is transfixed by Turkish soap operas

For more than six centuries, the Ottoman Empire controlled Arab lands, leaving its imprint on art, language and food. Today, Turkey is wielding influence once again in the Arab world -- not militarily, but through its soap operas.

Posted: April 22, 2009 13:23   Comments: 4
Q&A: Palestinian unity talks between Fatah and Hamas

Q&A / Interview

Q&A: Palestinian unity talks between Fatah and Hamas

Dr. Sameeh Shbaib of Birzeit University in the West Bank discusses the latest Palestinian national reconciliation meetings in Cairo with Worldfocus producer Mohammad al-Kassim.

Posted: April 1, 2009 09:07   Comments: 0
Worldfocus producers hope for progress

In the Newsroom

Worldfocus producers hope for progress

In the third part of their conversation, Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion discuss the war in Gaza from both sides.

Posted: January 8, 2009 11:19   Comments: 2
Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

In the Newsroom

Producers recount personal stories from Gaza and Israel

Worldfocus producers Mohammad al-Kassim and Yuval Lion continue their discussion about the war in Gaza and share opinions they have heard from the divided region.

Posted: January 7, 2009 13:37   Comments: 0

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