Muhammed Muheisen is an Associated Press chief photographer. He joined the AP in 2001, covering major events in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. For the last four years, he has been based in Islamabad, working as the AP’s Chief Photographer for Pakistan.
His work has received many international awards, including two Breaking News Pulitzer Prizes in 2005 and 2013 for covering the war in Iraq and Syria respectively, POYI’s 2007 Picture of the Year, and most recently the 2014 Oliver S. Gramling Award for journalism. He was named TIME Magazine’s Best Wire Photographer of 2013.