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Elias Karram

Prominent Palestinian Journalist

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Date of Birth:



Nazreth, Palestine

Place of Birth:

Why Featured?

Pioneering role in Palestinian journalism and media

Brief bio

Elias Karram is a Palestinian journalist known for his work with Al-Jazeera. He obtained his BA in journalism and Middle East history from the University of Haifa in 1998 and has been with Al-Jazeera since October 2003. Karram has been a significant figure in the media sector, particularly in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Major Milestones


  • Obtained BA in Journalism and Middle East History from University of Haifa (1998).

  • Began working as a journalist at Al-Jazeera (October 2003)...See More

  • Accused by the Israeli government of bias in reporting, leading to a controversy over his press credentials (2017)...See More

  • Subject to an assault by a Jewish settler during a live report in Jerusalem.

  • Representation of Palestinian perspectives in mainstream media.

  • Vocal advocate for the role of journalism in the Palestinian resistance.

  • Faced challenges to journalistic freedom, exemplifying the struggle of journalists in conflict zones.

Date of Last Update: 
December 30, 2023

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