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Syria

20 December 2013

The Syrian photographer who took pictures for Reuters on a freelance basis has been killed while covering fighting in Aleppo, activists said. ...

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. ...

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. ...

29 October 2013

The television correspondent for Al Arabiya was shot dead by hooded gunman using while on assignment in the Hreitan village located in the city of Aleppo, the cable network said. ...

29 September 2013

A Syrian photographer who had contributed work to the French news agency AFP has been killed by shelling in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, according to a fellow photographer quoted by media reports. ...

15 September 2013

The journalist who worked for the youth publication of Baath, the ruling party in Syria was among people who died in a bomb attack in northwest Syria, according to the Syrian state news agency, Sana. ...

27 May 2013

The female television correspondent for Al-Ikhbariyah TV, a pro-government channel, was killed while covering clashes near the border with Lebanon, according to media reports quoting the Syrian Information Ministry sources. ...

01 April 2013

The death of Adbul Raheem Kour Hassan, former director of broadcasting at Watan FM, was announced to his family on April 1, 2013 by the Syrian officials. They did not offer details on the circumstances or exact date of his death. ...

14 March 2013

The reporter for Sana al-Thawra , a self proclaimed Syrian Arab News Agency for the Revolution) was killed during government shelling of the Damascus suburb of Moadamyat al-Sham, according to his employer, Sana al-Thawra, and media reports. ...

10 March 2013

The two cameramen for Qaboun Media Center were killed by a mortar shell, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The media center distributed video that was published by a number of international news organizations, CPJ said. ...