Amjad Hameed

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Local journalists increasingly targeted, CPJ finds In Iraq, murder top cause of journalist deaths

March 17, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 17, 2006—Murder has overtaken crossfire and other acts of war as the leading cause of work-related deaths among journalists and media support workers in Iraq, and local journalists are far and away the most vulnerable to attack,...

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Iraqi editor gunned down in Baghdad

March 14, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 14, 2006—Muhsin Khudhair, editor of the news magazine Alef Ba, was killed by unidentified gunmen near his home in Baghdad Monday night, becoming the third journalist killed in Iraq in the last week, Reuters and Agence France-Presse...

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Insurgents kill head of Iraq state television

March 13, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 13, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of Amjad Hameed, head of programming for Iraq's state television channel Al-Iraqiya. Gunmen apparently affiliated to Al-Qaeda killed Hameed and his driver Anwar Turki in an ambush in...

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Anwar Turki

March 11, 2006 1:08 PM ET

Turki was driving Amjad Hameed, the head of Iraq's state television channel , when their car was ambushed in central Baghdad by gunmen apparently affiliated to Al-Qaeda. Hameed was hit in the head and chest and died instantly. Turki died...

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Amjad Hameed

March 11, 2006 12:00 AM ET

Hameed and his driver Anwar Turki were shot and killed by gunmen apparently affiliated with al-Qaeda in an ambush in central Baghdad. Hameed had been head of programming for Iraq's state television channel Al-Iraqiya since July 2005. Hameed, 45,...

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