Muhammad Lila

Muhammad Lila

Correspondent, ABC News
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Muhammad Lila is an award-winning correspondent for ABC News covering Pakistan, Afghanistan and the surrounding region. As a digital journalist, he contributes reporting... Read More »

Muhammad Lila is an award-winning correspondent for ABC News covering Pakistan, Afghanistan and the surrounding region. As a digital journalist, he contributes reporting to all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline," as well as ABCNEWS.com, ABC News Radio and ABC's affiliate news service, NewsOne. Prior to joining ABC News in 2012, Muhammad was an anchor and reporter for CBC News in Toronto. Over the past several years he has traveled extensively, reporting from the Himalayas, Haiti, Syria, and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. In 2010 he became one of the first-ever western journalists to live blog/tweet the annual Hajj pilgrimage. He is among the youngest to ever anchor CBC's flagship newscast, The National. Prior to joining CBC, Muhammad was an anchor and reporter for CityTV and CP24, Toronto's top-rated newschannel. Muhammad's background is as diverse as his reporting. He was born and raised in Toronto to East African parents whose ancestry goes back to South Asia. He is fluent in English and Gujarati, conversational in Urdu, and is studying Arabic. A graduate of the University of Toronto and of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, in his spare time Muhammad is an avid travel writer, and is a contributor to the travel section of the Toronto Star, Canada's most-read newspaper.

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Malala's Plotters Captured After Two Year Hunt
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Sep 12, 2014 10:47 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Video Shows Airplane Passengers Revolting Over Late VIPs
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Sep 17, 2014 07:30 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
End of an Era in Afghanistan as US Marines Pull Out of Key Outpost
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Oct 27, 2014 11:26 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Take a Tour Through Afghanistan?????????s First-Ever Amusement Park
MUHAMMAD LILA and ALEEM AGHA
Nov 21, 2014 08:50 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and ALEEM AGHA, ABC News
Militants Kill 2 in Attack on Foreign Compound in Afghanistan
MUHAMMAD LILA and GEETIKA RUDRA
Nov 29, 2014 10:55 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and GEETIKA RUDRA, ABC News
Kenny G Hits a Sour Note With China's Government
MUHAMMAD LILA and KARSON YIU
Oct 22, 2014 08:15 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA and KARSON YIU, ABC News
Veteran Associated Press Journalists Attacked in Afghanistan, 1 Killed
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Apr 04, 2014 04:42 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Men in SUV Taunt Lions in Pakistan Park
Muhammad Lila
Jan 28, 2014 09:55 AM Blog Entry from News Muhammad Lila, ABC News
A Close Call as Violence Erupts in Ukraine
muhammad lila, matt mcgarry, ukraine, Mariupol
May 07, 2014 05:47 PM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
You Thought Your Commute Was Bad? Welcome to Kabul
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Jan 22, 2013 07:39 AM Blog Entry from News Muhammad Lila, ABC News
Afghan Loya Jirga: What Is It and Why America Cares What It Decides
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Nov 21, 2013 06:57 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Inside Iran: How Much Does Fast Food Cost in Tehran?
ABC News correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Iran this week, digging into a changing country few Americans understand. Lila stopped by an Iranian knock-off of the fast-food restaurant Kentucky
Oct 30, 2013 03:46 PM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Inside Iran: Parkour Hits The Streets of Tehran
ABC News correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Iran this week, digging into a changing country few Americans understand. His latest dispatch from Tehran: Just ran into a group of Iranian
Oct 30, 2013 01:43 PM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
Inside Iran: Students Share Thoughts on Freedom, Linkin Park
ABC News correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Iran this week, digging into a changing country few Americans understand. We lunched with young engineering students in Tehran this week, asking
Oct 30, 2013 04:23 PM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
What's at Stake This Week for US in Afghanistan
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Nov 18, 2013 08:16 AM Story from International MUHAMMAD LILA, ABC News
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