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Syria

14 March 2018

The photojournalist, who worked for the Arbin Media Office, was fatally injured while covering air strikes in the town of Arbin, eastern Ghouta on 12 March, according to a statement of UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay. ...

29 December 2017

The cameraman working for pro-regime TV network Sama was killed while covering clashes on the edge of the northwestern province of Idlib, the French news agency, AFP, quoted Syrian state news agency SANA as reporting. ...

29 October 2017

The bureau-chief of Al-Jisr, an Istanbul based TV channel was killed during shelling in Eastern Ghouta, a town held by Syrian opposition forces. ...

15 October 2017

The journalist was injured in roadside car bombs in Abu Fas village in the south of Hassakah on 12 October, where he was reporting with his colleague Dilshan Ibish who died on the same day. ...

12 October 2017

According to Hawkar News and the Syrian Journalists Association, Dilshan Ibish and Hawker Faisal Mohammed were killed by roadside car bombs in Abu Fas village in the south of Hassakah where the two journalists were re ...

28 August 2017

The journalist was killed from shrapnel after a rocket launched by the so-called Islamic State which exploded near him. ...

30 July 2017

The correspondent for the Russia international broadcaster RT in central Syria was killed while covering fighting between the Syrian army and the so-called Islamic State group. ...

13 March 2017

Abuzaid, also known as George Samara, was killed while covering clashes between opposition and the Syrian regime forces in Al-Manshiyya area of Daraa in the southeast of Syria. ...

22 February 2017

The 30-year-old reporter was killed in Russian bombing while covering the events in rural Hama for Al-Jiser Channel. Hallaq was one of the channel’s most prominent reporters and had covered different events in various parts of Syria.

12 February 2017

The freelance cameraman was killed by a Syrian army sniper while covering the clashes between the opposition and the regime forces in Al-Manshiyya neighborhood of Daraa. The young cameraman also contributed to Nabaa Media Foundation.