[twitter-tweet]Palestinian photographers Mohamed Asad and Mohamed Salem win the prestigious Picture of the Year Awards International in (POYI).
[twitter-tweet]The Palestinian journalist from Gaza Mohammed Jadallah, a Reuters photographer, is the winner of the International News of America (POYI)(https://twitter.com/hashtag/GroupPalestine?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw) #GroupPalestine(https://twitter.com/hashtag/%D9%82%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%A8_%D9%81%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%B7%D9%8A%D9%86%D9%8A?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw) #UO[+ or -]UO[umlaut]_UUO[sup.3]O*UUU (https://t.co/6hkJzHBX6I) pic.twitter.com/6hkJzHBX6I
POYI is one of the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism programs and competitions in the world.
The second place winner of the BOP Photojournalist of the Year was Tyler Hicks of The New York Times, who also was named Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Newspaper Photographer of the Year on the strength of his Lebanon coverage.
More recently, Cole won an award of excellence in the Newspaper Photographer of the Year category in this year's POYi competition.