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Syria

18 January 2013

The reporter for Al-Jazeera was killed by a sniper in the city of Daraa. The Qatar-based cable TV channel said that their reporter was shot while reporting on fighting in the village of Basri Al-Hariri in Daraa.

17 January 2013

The editor- in - chief of military magazine Assaut , was killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo. He was reportedly shot by a sniper.

05 January 2013

The journalist for Dunya TV station , a pro-government television station, died of wounds sustained in a shooting attack in the suburbs of Damascus, state media said. ...