Shihab al-Tamimi

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For sixth straight year, Iraq deadliest nation for press

December 18, 2008 7:15 AM ET

New York, December 18, 2008—For the sixth consecutive year, Iraq was the deadliest country in the world for the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in its end-of-year analysis. The 11 deaths recorded in Iraq in 2008, while a...

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Iraqi journalist gunned down in Baghdad

March 14, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 14, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of an Iraqi journalist by at least one unknown gunman in Baghdad on Thursday. Qassim Abdul Hussein al-Iqabi, 36, of the local daily Al-Muwatin (The Citizen) was shot...

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Iraqi Journalists Syndicate chief dies from wounds

February 27, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 27, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the loss of Shihab al-Tamimi, head of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate, who died today from injuries he sustained from a targeted shooting in Baghdad on Saturday. Jabbar Tarrad al-Shimmari, deputy...

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Head of Iraqi Journalists Syndicate wounded in assassination attempt

February 25, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 25, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an assassination attempt in Baghdad on Saturday against Shihab al-Tamimi, head of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. Unidentified gunmen in a white Opel intercepted and opened fire on a car carrying...

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