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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.

20 January 2017

The Syrian journalist, also known as Abu Zaid Al-Homsi, was killed by a bomb that was planted by unknown people on a car which he was using in Beit Jinn village of Rural Damascus. ...

12 November 2016

The reporter for Iran's state television (IRIB) was killed in a mortar attack in the Syrian battlefront city of Aleppo, the broadcaster said. ...

18 July 2016

The Kurdish TV repoorter for Ronahi TV was fatally injured in a landmine explosion on 13 July in the Syrian locality of Manjib where he was covering fighting between the so-called Islamic State and the coalition. ...

11 July 2016

The freelance journalist, who contributed to the Al-Jazeera Mubasher live channel, was killed in air strikes on the town of Termanin in northern Idlib, according to Al-Jazeeera statement quoted by the French news agency AFP. ...

24 June 2016

The 25-year-old photojournalist died in a hospital in Turkey of wounds he sustained in a bomb attack on a home in Aleppo he was sharing with another journalist Hadi Al-Abdullah when a explosive device was set off targeting them on 17 June. ...

12 April 2016

Reports say that 36-year-old Mohammed Zaher al-Shurqat, a Syrian journalist who was shot and wounded in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Sunday by a masked gunman, died on 12 April from his wounds. ...

19 February 2016

The 21-year-old freelance photojournalist was killed while covering fighting in Damascus suburb of Daraya, according to media reports quoting the Anadolu Agency , one of the news outlets he contributed to. ...

07 December 2015

The cameraman for Al-Jazeera Arabic was killed while covering fighting in the Syrian city of Holms, according to the AFP quoting a statement from the Doha-based cable network. ...

08 October 2015

The 27-year-old photojournalist who worked for the Turkish news agency, Anadolu , was killed in a suicide car bomb attack by Isis in Syrian town of Huraytan, near the city of Aleppo. ...