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Iraq

16 November 2017

According to media reports, Rana was killed while covering the clashes between the Iraqi Army and ISIS in Al-Anbar on the Iraqi-Syrian border. ...

01 October 2017

The 23-year-old cameraman and photographer was killed by a car bomb while covering the fighting to retake the city of Salahuddin. ...

27 August 2017

The Iraqi cameraman for Karbala TV was killed in an identified explosive device in the town of Tal Afar, the last fiefdom of the so-called Islamic State in the Nineveh province. ...

07 July 2017

Harb Hazaa al-Dulaim i, a correspondent for the Hona Salaheddin channel, and his cameraman Sudad al-Duri were killed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Imam Gharbi, a village south of Mosul. ...

24 June 2017

The female journalist, who was wounded in the same landmine blast that killed two colleagues Stephan Villeneuve and their fixer and Iraqi Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week, died of her injuries. ...

19 June 2017

Media reports said that a roadside explosion in the Iraqi city of Mosul killed Kurdish journalist Bakhtiyar Addad who was working as a fixer for French journalists, Stephan Villeneuve, Véronique Robert and Samuel Forey. ...

30 May 2017

According to Asiasat TV network, the freelance journalist was killed while on a mission to report for them in Hit in the north of Anbar District. ...

22 March 2017

The female Turkish Kurdish journalist, also known as Nujiyan Arhan, was hit by a bullet on the head on 3 March while covering the clashes between different Kurdish armed groups in Sinjar. ...

25 February 2017

The 30-year-old female reporter working for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw was killed in the explosion of a roadside bomb while covering fighting between government forces and jihadists in Mosul, the AFP quoted her channel as saying. ...

07 December 2016

According to media reports, 38-year-old al-Obeidi was gunned down by unidentified men driving a car, while on his way to work in the city centre. ...