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Iraq

24 January 2015

The photographer for Sama Mosul channel was allegedly shot dead in Mosul by the so-called Islamic State (IS), according to media reports. ...

23 January 2015

The journalist for Al-Ghadeer satellite television was killed while covering fighting between the Iraqi security forces and militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Muqdadiyah area north of Baghdad, according to media reports quoting ...

10 October 2014

The cameraman for Sama Salaheddin, a local TV channel based in Samra, east of the city of Tikrit, was killed by the militants of the so-called Islamic State( IS). ...

26 August 2014

The female Iraqi journalist Fatima Omar AbdelKarim and a member of the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS), an IFJ affiliate, was killed in a terrorist blast in Baghdad, the IJS said.

08 August 2014

The journalist for the Firat News Agency, who used the pseudonym Deniz Firat, lost her life in an attack while reporting from the Maxmur refugee camp north of Mosul. Source: INSI

15 June 2014

According to IFJ affiliate, the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS), Hamada, a cameraman for Alahd TV, was killed in the Aladhem district, in Iraq’s Dyali province, while covering fighting between government forces and Islamist groups. ...

22 March 2014

The Baghdad bureau chief of Radio Free Iraq was shot dead by the Kurdish officer guarding the presidential complex in the upper market Jadriyah neighbourhood of Baghdad, according to the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS) and the AFP. ...

09 March 2014

The two cameramen working for Al-Iraqia channel were killed in a bomb blast which targeted al Athar check point located in the northern entrance of the city of Hilla, according to the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS), an IFJ affiliate. ...

20 January 2014

The 28- year old reporter for Fallujah TV was killed in a bomb attack targeting a police patrol near a conflict-hit city partly held by gunmen west of Baghdad, according to AFP quoting security and medical officials Another journalist and ...

23 December 2013

The five Iraqi journalists and media staff were killed on Monday, 23 December 2013 in a bomb attack when gunmen carried out a suicide attack on the headquarters of Salaheddin TV in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit. ...