Established in memory of independent war correspondent Khaled Alkhateb

2019

The second year of the competition saw submissions from 25 countries in 8 languages.
The winning works shed light on conflicts in Syria, Libya and Iraq.

  • Best VIDEO Journalism from a Conflict Zone:
    LONG FORM
    AMITABH P REVI
    India
    Palmyra Ravaged By Daesh, A Bid to Rise Like The Phoenix.
    The Temple of Baalshamin's cella, the Victory Arch, The Temple of Bel destroyed with reportedly 10,000 tons of explosives.
  • Best VIDEO Journalism from a Conflict Zone:
    LONG FORM
    ANTON STEPANENKO
    Russia
    Raqqa. Life after war.
    After a massive bombardment of Raqqa which was considered as the capital of the Islamic quasi-State, the once-thriving city reminds Stalingrad in 1943.
  • BEST VIDEO JOURNALISM FROM A CONFLICT ZONE:
    SHORT FORM
    FAUSTO BILOSLAVO
    Italy
    The battle of Tripoli.
    The battle of Tripoli is raging among the government forces and the troops of General Haftar.
  • BEST VIDEO JOURNALISM FROM A CONFLICT ZONE:
    WRITTEN
    KENNETH R. ROSEN
    USA
    After ISIS.
    In a series of stories from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, writer Kenneth R. Rosen journeys across the divide of both countries to learn what will come after the fall of the Islamic State's caliphate.


2018

The first year of the competition saw submissions from more than 20 countries in 10 languages.
The winning works shed light on conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and the Philippines.

  • Best VIDEO Journalism from a Conflict Zone:
    LONG FORM
    Anna Karenina Tolentino
    Singapore
    Get Real: Escape from Marawi
    On May 23, 2017, ISIS affiliated terrorists wrestled control of Marawi, the biggest Islamic city in the Southern Philippines.
  • BEST VIDEO JOURNALISM FROM A CONFLICT ZONE:
    SHORT FORM
    Asaad Al-Zalzalee
    Iraq
    ISIS Children (Iraq)
    This piece examines the fate of the children and families of ISIS militants following the expulsion of the terrorist organization by Iraqi forces.
  • BEST VIDEO JOURNALISM FROM A CONFLICT ZONE:
    WRITTEN
    Jason O'Brien
    Ireland
    Special dispatch from inside Syria.
    After seven years of bloodshed, the ongoing civil war in Syria is this century's deadliest.