Mohamad Al-Iff

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Mohamad Al-Iff, a Palestinian journalist and photographer for the Hamas government owned local newspaper and news agency Al-Rai, was killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, northern Gaza, along with an unspecified number of family members, according to the Beirut-based press freedom group SKeyes, the Qatar-funded London-based pan Arab newspaper Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, and the Hamas affiliated Quds Network. Al-Iff was the cousin of journalist Mohamed Azzaytouniyah, who was also killed in the same strikes, according to a tweet by Al-Iff’s cousin Hammam.

CPJ’s database of journalists killed in the Israel-Gaza war is based on preliminary reporting from the region and will be updated as more information becomes available. You can find a current list of journalist casualties in the war here.