Dr. Waiel Awwad


Dr.Waiel Awwad

Dr. WAIEL S.H Awwad.
Writer and Political Analyst
South Asia based Journalist since 1979 has traveled extensively in most of South and South East Asian countries.
War reporter, covered Sri Lanka , Kashmir , Afghanistan , West Asia and Gulf Region.
Worked as Bureau Chief of MBC( Middle East B`casting Centre )-London ,MBC-FM Radio,Kuwait ,Oman and Damascus Radio and prior to that run a special program :Dateline South Asia in Arabic first of its kind with Asian News International(ANI) South Asia Bureau Chief of Alarabiya TV Channel(Dubai Media City), 2002-2012
Many of his writing published in English and Arabic in major news papers and magazines.
Dr. WAIEL , covered wars in South Asia and was detained in Afghanistan before the fall of Taliban government and also was captured in an ambush during the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 while he was embedded with American Troops.
He served as president of the Foreign Correspondents` Club of South Asia (FCC) for two terms 2003-2205 and 2013-2015 and as a president Emeritus for FCC South Asia.
Recipient of the 5th Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award 2014 for the best journalist from oversea.
Freedom of Speech Award .
Fellow of Ce.S.I. - Centro Studi Internazionali