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A view of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey. The body of a Syrian-American journalist living in Istanbul was found yesterday in her apartment.(Reuters/Murad Sezer)

Syrian-American journalist killed in Turkey

New York, September 22, 2017–Syrian-American journalist Halla Barakat and her mother, Syrian opposition activist Orouba Barakat, were found dead yesterday in their Istanbul apartment, the Turkish news agency DHA reported today. Friends alerted the police when Halla Barakat, 23, did not show up for her reporting job at the Syrian opposition website Orient Net, according…

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