Ahmad al-Rashid

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Iraqi TV journalist gunned down in Mosul

November 13, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 13, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the brutal murder of an Iraqi journalist in Mosul today. Unidentified gunmen shot Muhammad al-Ban, 58, a reporter and cameraman for the privately owned Al-Sharqiya TV, as he was leaving...

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Two Iraqi channels ordered closed in aftermath of Saddam verdict

November 6, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 6, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the Iraq Interior Ministry’s decision on Sunday to close two Sunni-owned satellite channels indefinitely. Security forces raided Al-Zawraa TV in Baghdad and Saleheddin TV in Tikrit on grounds...

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