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.
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 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.
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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.
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.