BirthdayJuly 19, 1967
BirthplaceMogadishu, Somalia

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  1. About Rageh Omaar

    Full name: Rageh Omaar
    Also known as: Rageh Omaar, Omaar, Rageh, Rageh Omaar راجح عمر
    Education: New College, Oxford
    Professions: Somali journalist
    Work: Rageh Omaar
    Occupation: BBC reporter, author, news presenter, columnist; Al Jazeera English reporter ; ITV News special correspondent

  2. Rageh Omaar Known for

    Shroud of Turin Material Evidence (2008), An Islamic History of Europe (2009), The War You Don't See (2010), The Life of Muhammad (2011)

  3. Rageh Omaar Biography

    Rageh Omaar (/?ræ?i ?o?m??/; Somali: Raage Omaar, Arabic: ???? ?????; born 19 July 1967) is a Somali-born British journalist and writer. His latest book Only Half of Me deals with the tensions between these two sides of his identity. He used to be a BBC world affairs correspondent, where he made his name reporting from Iraq. In September 2006, Omaar moved to a new post at Al Jazeera English, where he presented the nightly weekday documentary series Witness until January 2010. The Rageh Omaar Report, first aired February 2010, is a one-hour, monthly investigative documentary in which he reports on important international current affairs stories. From January 2013, he became a special correspondent and presenter for ITV News, reporting on a broad range of news stories, as well as producing special in-depth reports from all around the UK and further afield. A year after his appointment, Omaar was promoted to International Affairs Editor for ITV News.

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