June 29, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq
He had been abducted by unknown assailants in Baghdad about a week earlier. The circumstances surrounding his death were unclear. John Stack, a Fox News vice president, confirmed Qadir's death but said the journalist was not on assignment for the network at the time of his abduction. He said the station had no indication that the murder was in retaliation for his work.
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.