Imtiaz Tyab


Imtiaz Tyab is a Jerusalem-based correspondent for Al Jazeera English. He reports extensively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including from Gaza during the 2014 war. Tyab also reports from across the Middle East, including Iraq. He was previously based in Islamabad where he covered Pakistan and Afghanistan. Tyab was one of the first international journalists to report live from Abbottabad after the 2011 killing of Osama Bin Ladin by U.S. Special Forces and was in Kabul during the 2014 Afghanistan general elections; the country's first ever democratic transition of power which was marred by violence. Tyab joined AJE in 2010 as a North America-based correspondent covering Canada, the U.S. and post-earthquake Haiti. Prior to joining AJE, he was with the BBC for several years as a U.K.-based reporter/producer and from Washington as a correspondent. Tyab started his career in his native-Canada as a reporter for the CBC in Vancouver.