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Two Iraqi journalists covering the fighting have been killed by Islamic State snipers, and several others have been injured, including a New York Times photographer who was wounded by shrapnel from a car bomb last week.
Enter yours truly to help in training Lebanese, Jordanian and Iraqi journalists this week in Beirut on the mechanics of covering religion, religious diversity and freedom of expression during a much-needed five-day workshop.

Jurnalis dan kamerawan yang meninggal dunia tersebut menambah daftar panjang korban tewas dari pihak awak media yang meliput perang Irak.
Ankara/GENEVA - Turkey and Iraq have reached an agreement in principle that could eventually allow a Turkish role in the campaign to retake Mosul from Islamic State, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday after talks with Turkish President ...
In addition, an Iraqi journalist, who works for the local Turkmeneli channel, was killed by crossfire between IS militants and the security forces in central Kirkuk, the source added.
New York, October 21, 2016 - An Iraqi journalist was killed today covering fighting between militants from the Islamic State group and Kurdish security forces, according to news reports.

Namely: the steady drip-drip of revelations from Hillary Clinton's emails has turned into a flood. Wikileaks, the organization that made a name for itself by exposing the U.S.
Mustafa Saadoun. Contributor, Iraq Pulse. Mustafa Saadoun is an Iraqi journalist covering human rights and also the founder and director of the Iraqi Observatory for Human rights.
Baghdad - Iraqi Turkmens, who are citizens of Iraq with Turkish origins, have been calling for their own independent province in the Tal Afar district west of Mosul, located in the center of the Ninevah Province.
The bold play scripted by Rajesh Kumar based on a historical incident and book by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Zaidi, who made headlines after he hurled a shoe on George W Bush, the then president of USA.
Gays and lesbians suffer threats, persecution and danger, especially in societies where social norms and religious beliefs contradict homosexual orientation.
Baghdad - Iraqi Turkmens, who are citizens of Iraq with Turkish origins, have been calling for their own independent province in the Tal Afar district west of Mosul, located in the center of the Ninevah Province.
The bold play scripted by Rajesh Kumar based on a historical incident and book by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Zaidi, who made headlines after he hurled a shoe on George W Bush, the then president of USA.
Duhok - The Islamic State (ISIS) executed at least five of its own militants on Monday for fleeing from a battle in Iraq's Anbar Governorate.
However, unsurprisingly, the minister's outrageous comments were met with derision online. Iraqi journalist Amer Al-Kubaisi wrote: "Can you believe that this imbecile is the current Iraqi transportation minister?
In contrast, interviewees tend to act naturally in front of VR cameras, according to Iraqi journalist Rawand Saeed. We talked through the Portal about the logistics of making a VR film.

... the sole is said to be incredibly offensive in many Arab cultures, in the Middle East in particular. Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi, became an international hero after flinging his shoes at former US President George Bush during a 2008 press ...
But shoe throwing incidents have been on a rise since the infamous 2008 incident when Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi threw one at then US President George Bush who was addressing a news conference in Baghdad.
Baghdad - If forces in Iraq succeed in liberating Ninevah Province and its capital, Mosul, from the Islamic State (IS), many observers fear conflicts are likely to ignite over disputed areas and their management - and to pose a threat to minorities ...
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia was attacked with ink on Monday. This is not the first time politicians have had to face public's wrath, and neither is the attacking instinct restricted to India.
When Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi threw both his shoes at then US President George W. Bush during a press conference in Bahgdad in 2008, he was simply protesting against the US invasion of Iraq.
Quite convinced of what he was delving into, Bhatt declared his faith in Arvind Gaur, the man behind The Last Salute, a play based on Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Al-Zaidi thowing a shoe at Bush. Never one to mince words, a blatantly forthright Bhatt ...
Quite convinced of what he was delving into, Bhatt declared his faith in Arvind Gaur, the man behind The Last Salute, a play based on Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Al-Zaidi thowing a shoe at Bush. Never one to mince words, a blatantly forthright Bhatt ...
"The danger is that what comes after Daesh might be worse," said Iraqi journalist Dana Jalal, who closely follows jihadi groups, using an Arabic acronym for IS.
Baghdad, Iraq (3:40 A.M.) - The cousin of the Saudi Ambassador to Iraq, Thamer Al-Subhan, was reportedly killed while fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) against the Iraqi Army two weeks ago.
Baghdad - Human Rights Watch (HRW) has praised Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr for publicly advocating a humanitarian stance toward the LGBT community, saying they should not be subjected to violence.
... Rally 4 refugees at the Washington Monument on the National Mall, joining more than a dozen speakers like former Iraqi ambassador Samir Sumadaie and Emmy Award-nominated Iraqi journalist Ali Al-Mshakheel to talk about the ongoing refugee crisis in ...
The fourth amendment of the Iraqi journalists' Syndicate law was also due to put to a vote. Iraqi parliamentarians are likely to complete the reading of proposed amendments to retirement law no.
"Iraqi journalists continue to show remarkable courage in the face of enormous risks to report the news." In a separate development, cameraman Mustafa Said was killed on August 14 while covering clashes between Kurdish militias and fighters from the ...
Earlier the same year, the group released a video, now called "Collateral murder," exposing a U.S. forces airstrike that killed two Iraqi journalists working for Reuters. Most recently, Wikileaks made headlines when it published 19,000 messages ...
18 August 2016 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today condemned the killing of a Kurdistan TV cameraman on 14 August, the second such murder in Iraq in a week, urging measures to improve the safety of ...
It points to the IAA's suspension in April 2011 of Al Wasat, the country's only independent newspaper, and the authority's involvement in the detention of an Iraqi journalist who was beaten and deported. The letter - signed by Reporters without Borders ...
In one instance, twelve Iraqi journalists were arrested in Amman, Jordan for criticizing Jordan's foreign policy matters with Iraq.
... of its troops by the end of 2011 was in fact signed by President Obama's predecessor, George W. Bush, on December 14, 2008 (during a visit to Baghdad better remembered for the nimble way Bush ducked when an Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at him).
Speaking to the ORF, another Iraqi journalist also celebrated the fact that in Austria they can work in freedom from fear or censorship.
Some commentators have dismissed the Iraqi Parliament's latest move by questioning whether the party still poses a threat to everyday Iraqis.
For example, after Ibrahim Alsragey, the director of the Iraqi Journalist rights Defense Association, attended a workshop in his country, he embarked on a project to use a mapping platform to track attacks on and threats to journalists.
This image released by Iraq's Counterterrorism Service shows a destroyed militant vehicle after Coalition and Iraqi security forces targeted Islamic State fighters fleeing the outskirts of Fallujah, Iraq on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
The organization has released many documents including the Collateral murder video, a gunsight footage from the 12 July 2007 Baghdad airstrike in which Iraqi journalists were among those killed by an AH-64 Apache helicopter. It also released a ...
Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi shot to fame after hurling two shoes at former US President George Bush while shouting, "This is a farewell kiss from the Iraqi people, you dog," and being sent to jail barefoot.
One example of the cross-border applicability of technology is a tool originally developed in Mexico to map attacks on journalists, which was adapted for use by the Iraqi journalists' rights' Defense Association at a PeaceTech Exchange in Erbil in ...
Similar content. Two Iraqi journalists shot dead, Intel officer wounded · Baghdad-area violence kills 23 · gunmen kill Iraq TV presenter · Iran shelling of Kurd rebels kills Iraqi boy · Qaeda-linked group claims attack on Iraq TV station ...
Gays and lesbians suffer threats, persecution and danger, especially in societies where social norms and religious beliefs contradict homosexual orientation.
The notion 'refugee burden' has become firmly rooted in the policy vocabulary of governments and humanitarian Actors. Understandably, governments emphasise negative impacts and costs but these, although undeniable and well documented, are only part ...
This issue will be covered in more depth in the next article. Ennas Al Sharifi is one of two Iraqi journalists working with Iraqi photographer Ali Sahib to share their experiences and those of people like them who are seeking asylum in Luxembourg ...
This image released by Iraq's Counterterrorism Service shows a destroyed militant vehicle after Coalition and Iraqi security forces targeted Islamic State fighters fleeing the outskirts of Fallujah, Iraq on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
The organization has released many documents including the Collateral murder video, a gunsight footage from the 12 July 2007 Baghdad airstrike in which Iraqi journalists were among those killed by an AH-64 Apache helicopter. It also released a ...
Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi shot to fame after hurling two shoes at former US President George Bush while shouting, "This is a farewell kiss from the Iraqi people, you dog," and being sent to jail barefoot.
An attack killed an Iraqi journalist and wounded two others on Wednesday in the Qayyarah area to the north of Baghdad, a journalist and an official said.


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