In 2014, Khaled travelled to northern Iraq to meet Syrian families living in Kawergosk and Darashakran refugee camps and in the city of Erbil.  Khaled was raising vital awareness and funds for UNHCR’s Syria crisis appeal. He wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times, a feature article published in several countries including in The Independent in the UK, a blog for The Guardian and carried out multiple live interviews from the field with all major news networks.