Sarwa Abdul-Wahab

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Iraq

February 10, 2009 12:30 AM ET

Eleven journalists were killed because of their work, making Iraq the most dangerous nation for the press for the sixth consecutive year. Nevertheless, the figure was the lowest yearly toll since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003--and two-thirds lower than the...

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Iraq: TV news presenter gunned down in Mosul

June 17, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 17, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of Mohieddin Abdul Hameed al-Naqib, a news presenter for the local affiliate of state-run television station Al-Iraqiya TV, who was gunned down by assailants in the Iraqi city...

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Gunmen kill Iraqi journalist during attempted kidnapping

May 5, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Editor's note: The original text of this alert was modified to correct Ibrahim Al-Saraj's professional affiliation. New York, May 5, 2008--Unidentified gunmen shot and killed an Iraqi journalist in Mosul on Sunday after she resisted their attempt to kidnap her....

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