[citation needed], Mohyeldin covered the 2011 Egyptian Revolution for Al Jazeera English. He traveled to the border in Eastern Ukraine and reported on Russian troop buildup, and the Ukrainian response. NBC followed by pulling Mohyeldin from Gaza and terminating his reporting duties from Gaza indefinitely. [5] Mohyeldin's work in the CNN documentary "Iraq:progress report" about the daily struggles of Iraqis during the war was nominated for an Emmy Award. "[citation needed], Mohyeldin suggested that the real Kyle may have had "racist tendencies" toward Iraqis and Muslims, which could have caused him to go on "some of these, you know, killing sprees in Iraq on assignment." Mohyeldin initially reported that from where he was standing and the boy was lying he did not see a knife in the boy's open hands after he saw the dead body. Chris Kyle’s family, veterans everywhere, and the public at large deserve from NBC News a strong, unequivocal public statement condemning Mohyeldin’s vile hate speech.”. Just because of my language skills and the timing, so to speak, I got a lot of experience. Mohyeldin's coverage of major news events in the Arab World and Middle East include the Iraq War, the first multi-candidate presidential Egyptian elections in 2005, Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the 2005 Palestinian elections in the Gaza Strip. He also covered the unrest in Ukraine, and most recently the unrest in Iraq. "But, when you juxtapose it with the real Chris Kyle in the story and what has emerged about what kind of personality he was in his own words — very far from reality. His graduate thesis was entitled, "The News Media Paradigm in the War on Terrorism," and, in 2002, it was accepted by the International Association of Media Researchers Conference in Barcelona, Spain. On January 28, 2011, Ayman broadcast from the Al Jazeera news building in Cairo for several hours straight, reporting on the Egyptian protests as protesters and Egyptian police battled for control of the 6th October Bridge. Joining us now is the Speaker of the House, Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California. [19][20], On February 10, 2015, a letter signed by 22 retired generals and admirals, a former deputy under secretary of defense for intelligence, and dozens of other officers was sent to NBC parent Comcast, demanding an apology. Tunisian Model Kenza Fourati is a Married Woman", "Kenza Fourati Shares Her Pregnancy Secrets", "NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin and Supermodel Wife Welcome Baby Daughter", GAZA STRIP: In praise of Al Jazeera, Part 1, GAZA STRIP: In praise of Al Jazeera, Part 2, For Civilians, 'There Is No Safe Zone In Gaza', Al Jazeera provides an inside look at Gaza conflict, Al Jazeera English Beats Israel's Ban on Reporters in Gaza with Exclusive Coverage, Al-Jazeera becomes the face of the frontline, The Dangers and Difficulties of Reporting from Gaza, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ayman_Mohyeldin&oldid=989583013, American University School of International Service alumni, BLP articles lacking sources from October 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2016, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 20:50. MSNBC is giving a daily show to reporter Ayman Mohyeldin, who sparked backlash in 2015 after accusing Chris Kyle of being “racist.”. [citation needed], On July 16, 2014, Mohyeldin witnessed and reported via a series of tweets, the death of 4 Palestinian children who were playing soccer and hide-and-seek on a Gaza beach during the 2014 conflict. Ayman Mohyeldin (Arabic: أيمن محيى الدين ‎, IPA: [ˈʔæjmæn ˈmoħj edˈdiːn]; born April 18, 1979) is an Arab American journalist based in New York for NBC News and MSNBC.He is currently the anchor of "MSNBC Live with Ayman Mohyeldin" weekday afternoons on MSNBC. [citation needed] NBC has not explained its actions[18] and reasons for pulling Mohyeldin. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Ayman Mohyeldin on MSNBC’s LIVE to discuss COVID relief talks and other news of the day.