Ali al-Khatib

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In clearing soldiers in 2004 Iraq shooting, U.S. report leaves contradictions unaddressed

May 24, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 24, 2007—A U.S. military report that exonerated U.S. troops in the killings of two Al-Arabiya journalists at a Baghdad checkpoint in 2004 failed to address contradictory witness reports, including statements from Al-Arabiya employees that at least two...

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Iraq Report: Killed by U.S. Forces

January 10, 2006 10:02 AM ET

13 Confirmed cases of journalists killed in Iraq by U.S. Forces (March 2003-August 2005)...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Iraq

March 14, 2005 11:29 AM ET

IraqFor the second consecutive year, Iraq was the most dangerous place in the world to work as a journalist, and the conflict there remained one of the most deadly in recent history for the media. Twenty-three journalists were killed in...

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Under Threat

May 17, 2004 8:17 PM ET

Iraqi journalists frequently face hazardous conditions on the job. By Joel Campagna and Hani Sabra...

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CPJ FILES FOIA REQUEST FOR FULL INVESTIGATION INTO DEATHS OF AL-ARABIYYA JOURNALISTS

April 5, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 5, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to obtain a copy of the classified investigation into the March 18 shooting by U.S. troops in Baghdad of two Iraqi...

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CPJ sends letter to Rumsfeld about the deaths of two journalists in Iraq

March 25, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Dear Secretary Rumsfeld: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is alarmed by the deaths of two journalists working for the United Arab Emirates-based news channel Al-Arabiyya in Baghdad last week. These deaths are especially troubling because they occurred just days before the military presented a detailed report on the August death of Reuters cameraman Mazen Dana that contained recommendations for creating safer conditions for journalists working in Iraq.

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WOUNDED AL-ARABIYYA REPORTER DIES

March 19, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 19, 2004—Ali al-Khatib, a reporter for the United Arab Emirates­based satellite news channel Al-Arabiyya who was wounded yesterday when U.S. troops fired on a car carrying four station employees, has died. Al-Arabiyya news director Saleh Negm told...

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Ali al-Khatib

Ali al-Khatib

March 19, 2004 12:05 AM ET

Cameraman Ali Abdel Aziz and reporter Ali al-Khatib of the United Arab Emirates-based news channel Al-Arabiya were shot dead near a U.S. military checkpoint in Baghdad. The two journalists, along with a technician and a driver, were covering the aftermath...

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CAMERAMAN KILLED

March 18, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 18, 2004—U.S. troops in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, today shot and killed a journalist from the United Arab Emirates­based satellite news channel Al-Arabiyya and seriously wounded another. Cameraman Ali Abdel-Aziz was fatally shot at a checkpoint in Baghdad....

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Ali Abdel Aziz

Ali Abdel Aziz

March 18, 2004 12:02 AM ET

Cameraman Ali Abdel Aziz and reporter Ali al-Khatib of the United Arab Emirates-based news channel Al-Arabiya were shot dead near a U.S. military checkpoint in Baghdad. The two journalists, along with a technician and a driver, were covering the aftermath...

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