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Targeted and cross fire killings

05 December 2013

The editor of Rayal magazine and correspondent Awene newspaper was shot dead outside his home in Kalar, South Kurdistan. Reports said that he died in a hail of bullets, in front of his mother. ...

03 December 2013

The Iraqi journalist and a member of the IFJ affiliate in Iraq, the Iraqi Journalists’ Syndicate (IJS) was murdered by al-Qaeda linked terrorist group in the Idlib region of Syria near the border with Turkey. ...

02 December 2013

The 43 – year old independent reporter who contributed to a number of news organisations in Iraq was shot to death in the northern city of Mosul. There was no immediate information on who carried out the attack.

01 December 2013

The 40–year old owner of Tripoli FM, a Libyan English language radio station was found dead in his car, his body riddled with bullets, according to media reports. ...

29 November 2013

The radio journalist, who hosted a programme entitled “Bombardeyo” at DXGT Radyo Abante in Maramag town, was shot dead by four attackers in Valencia City, according to media reports. ...

27 November 2013

The journalist working for a TV channel was killed in Basra province by random shots fired by mourners of the funeral of Sheikh Ghanim clans, according to security sources quoted in media. ...

27 November 2013

According to IFJ affiliate, the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS), the 41- year old cameraman for TV station Nivenehe Al-Ghad, was shot three times in the head and chest by unidentified gunmen and died on the spot. ...

22 November 2013

The GEO news journalist was among five people killed in the twin bomb explosions which also wounded dozens more in Karachi. Two simultaneous explosions went off in the densely-crowded Federal B area of Ancholi on Friday night. ...

19 November 2013

The correspondent for the opposition Shahba news agency and editor of Shahba television in Syria, was shot to death near Aleppo. The news agency blamed the killing on a Syrian army sniper. ...

18 November 2013

The photographer with the Fasatu news agency was among people killed in Tripoli when members of the Misrata milita opened fire on protesters who had gathered outside its headquarters in Tripoli to demand an end to the reign of the Katiba ( milit ...