Since 2003, these journalists have lost their lives in Iraq...

2003

22 March: Terry Lloyd, ITV News correspondent; Fred Nérac, former ITN, still officially missing; Paul Moran, freelance cameraman. 31 March: Gaby Rado, British TV journalist.

2 April: Kaveh Golestan, Iranian freelance cameraman on assignment for the BBC. 3 April: Michael Kelly, Atlantic Monthly editor-at-large and Washington Post columnist. 6 April: David Bloom, NBC News journalist. 8 April: Tareq Ayyoub, Al-Jazeera journalist; Taras Protsyuk, Ukrainian cameraman working for Reuters; Jose Couso, Spanish Telecinco cameraman; Mario Podesta, Argentinian freelance journalist. 15 April: Veronica Cabrera, freelance camerawoman.

9 May: Elizabeth Neuffer, award-winning reporter for The Boston Globe.

5 July: Richard Wild, freelance British journalist, killed by a sniper in Baghdad.

17 August: Mazen Dana, journalist.

28 October: Ahmed Shawkat, editor of Iraqi weekly Bilah Ittijah.

2004

1 February: Safir Nader; Abdel Sattar Abel Karim; Ayoub Mohammed; Haymin Muhammed Salih; Gharib Mohammed Salih; Semko Karim Mohyideen – all six journalists were killed when two suicide bombers blew up almost simultaneously at the party offices of KDP & PUK in Arbil.

18 March: Nadia Nasrat, Majid Rachid and Mohamad Ahmad – one journalist and two staff members of Diyala TV. 19 March: Ali Abdel Aziz, cameraman for Al-Arabiya satellite news channel, was killed and Ali Al-Khatib, a correspondent for the network, was seriously wounded by US fire in Baghdad. (Al-Khatib died the following day.) 26 March: Burhan Mohammed Mazhour, ABCNEWS freelance cameraman.

19 April: Assad Kadhim, Al-Iraqiya TV correspondent and Hussein Saleh, driver, were killed.

7 May: Waldemar Milewicz and Munyr Beouamrani – a Polish and an Algerian journalist working for Poland’s TVP Television, shot dead by gunmen south of Baghdad. 27 May: Shinsuke Hashida and Kotaro Ogawa – Japanese freelance journalists.

3 June: Eddin Nuami, editor-in-chief of Al- Mizan, Al-Khaima and Al-Hayat al- Gadida.

15 August: Mahmoud Hamid Abbas, Iraqi editor/producer for ZDF. 15 August: Hossam Ali, Iraqi freelance photographer. 26 August: Enzo Baldoni, Italian journalist for Milan weekly magazine Diario.

12 September: Mazen Al-Tomaisi, Palestinian TV journalist working for Saudi channel Akhbariya.

14 October, Dina Mohammad Hassan, female Iraqi TV journalist working for Kurdishrun Al-Hurriya TV, killed in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad. 15 October: Karam Hussein, Iraqi photographer working for the European Press photo agency. 27 October: Liqaa Abdul-Razzaq, Iraqi news reader.

2005

9 February: Abdul Hussein, an Iraqi journalist working for Al-Hurra, and his son, Khazal Al Basri – editor of a local newspaper in Basra – killed as they left their home in Basra. 12 February: Dler Karam Ali, freelance cameramen for Reuters. 27 February: Raiedah Mohammed Wageh Wazan, news presenter for the US-funded Nineveh TV.

10 March: Laik Ibrahim, Kurdistan- TV’s bureau chief in Kirkuk. 14 March: Hussam Hilal Sarsam, a camera operator for Kurdistan-TV, shot while attempting to escape his abductors in Mosul. He had been kidnapped by unidentified assailants, who tried unsuccessfully to use him to abduct other journalists from Kurdistan-TV.

1 April: Ahmed Jabbar Hashim, Al-Sabah reporter. 14 April: Fadhil Hazem Fadhil and Ali Ibrahim Issa – two Al-Hurriya Iraqi TV journalists. Mid-April: Ahmed Al Rubai’i, a reporter and editor at the US-backed daily Al-Sabah. 23 April: Saleh Ibrahim, AP TV cameraman.

15 May: Najem Abed Khudair, Ahmed Adam and Ali Jassem Al Rumy – Kerbala correspondent, freelance writer and trainee journalist, respectively, for newspaper Al Mada. 31 May: Jerges Mahmood Mohammad Suleiman, news anchor at Nineveh TV; Jassim Al-Quais, Al Siyada journalist.

24 June: Yasser Salihee, Iraqi special correspondent for Knight Ridder.

26 June: Maha Ibrahim, news editor for local Baghdad TV channel. 28 June: Ahmed Wael Bakri, Iraqi TV director of al-Sharqiya television.

1 July: Khaled Sabih Al Attarsatirical, journalist working for I don’t give damn programme.

2 August, Steven Vincent, US freelance reporter. 27 August: Rafed Mahmoud al-rubai, news anchor and director at Diyala TV.

16 September: Hind Ismael, reporter for local daily As-Saffir. 19 September: Fakher Haider, reporter for The New York Times. 20 September: Firas Maadidi, bureau chief for As-Saffir and chief editor of local daily Al-Masar.

19 October: Mohammad Harun Hassan, an editor and the executive secretary of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. 7 November: Ahmed Hussein Al Maliki, journalist for Tall Afar (Today). 28 November: Aqeel Abdul Ridha and Muqdad Muhsin – two journalists for state-run Al-Iraqiya TV network.

2006

14 January: Sarmad Salman, journalist for Al Zawra Arabic Daily. 23 January: Hamza Hussein, working for Al Diyar TV.

23 February: Atwar Bahjat and Khaled Mahmoud – Al- Arabiya correspondent and Wasan Productions cameraman, respectively.

8 March: Monsif al Khalidi, Baghdad TV. 11 March: Amjad Hameed, Iraqiya TV journalist. 13 March: Muhsin Kudayyir, trainee at Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

4 April: So’oud Muzahim al-Shoumari, Al-Baghdadia correspondent. 22 April: Koussai Kahdban, Al-Bilad radio journalist.

5 May: Sa’d Shammari, Baghdadiyah TV. 7 May: Abdel Majid al-Mehmedawi; Abid Shakir al-Dulaymi, photographer for Al-Jumhuriyah, Al-Qadisiyah and Reuters. 10 May: Abbas Ahmed Kadhem, Al Adaalah (Justice) journalist. 18 May: Sadek al- Shammari, Iraqi News Network journalist; Paul Douglas, CBS cameraman. 31 May: Jaafar Ali, TV sports presenter. 14 June: Ibrahim Seneid, editor of local al-Bashara newspaper.

28 June: Alaa Hassan, contributor for Inter Press Service (IPS). 29 June: police found the body of Osama Qadeer, freelance cameraman who was working for US TV network Fox News. He was abducted by an unknown group in al-Shaab, eastern Baghdad, on 25 June.

29 July: Adel Naji Al Mansuri, Al-Alam TV correspondent. 30 July: Riyad Muhammad Ali, Talafar al- Yawm reporter. 31 July: Abdul Wahab Abdul Razeq Ahmad Al-Qaisie, editor-in-chief of Iraqi Magazine Kol al-Dounia.

7 August: Mohammad Abbas Al Hamad, editor of newspaper Al-Bayinnah Al-Jadida; Ismail Amin Ali, freelance journalist.

9 September: Abdel Karim Al-Roubai, design editor for Al-Sabah. 12 September: Hadi Anawi al-Joubouri, journalist and representative of Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. 13 September: Safaa Ismail Inad, Al-Watan newspaper photographer, was killed by gunmen who entered a photo print shop in Baghdad, asked for him by name, and then shot him. 18 September: Ahmed Riyadh al-Karbouli, Baghdad TV correspondent.

10 October: Azad Muhammad Hussein, reporter for Radio Dar Al-Salam. 12 October: Thaker al-Shouwili, Ahmad Sha’ban, Hussein Ali, Abdul-Rahim Nasrallah al-Shimari, Ali Jabber, Noufel al-Shimari, Sami Nasrallah al-Shimari, Maher, Ahmad, Hassan and Unknown – Al-Shaabiya employees executed by masked gunmen. 12 October: Mohammed Abdul Rahman, radio announcer for Radio Dijala. 14 October: Raed Qais Hussein, Sout Al-Iraq (Voice of Iraq) radio correspondent. 16 October: Ali Halil, Al Iraqiya journalist. 26 October: Saed Mahdi Shalash, Rayat Al Arab journalist. 29 October: Sherin Hamid, Iraqi state TV presenter. 31 October: Abdelmajid Isma’il Khalil, freelance journalist for Iraqi papers.

1 November: Ahmed Al-Rasheed, Al-Sharqia reporter. 2 November: Qussai Abbas, Tariq Al Shaab journalist. 13 November: Mohammed Al-Ban, private Iraqi TV station cameraman. 15 November: Luma Al-Karkhi, Al-Dustor journalist. 20 November: Waleed Hassan, famous satirist and broadcaster.

4 December, Nabil Ibrahim al-Dulaimi, journalist. 12 December: Aswan Ahmed Lutfallah, APTN cameraman. 29 December: Akil Sarhan, worked for al-Riyadia.

2007

5 January: Ahmed Hadi Naji, AP employee. 12 January: Khudr Younis al-Obaidi, Al-Diwan. 13 January: Yassin Aid Assef, Al Sabah correspondent. 13 January: two employees of Al Sabah newspaper (names have not been revealed). 15 January: Falah Khalaf Al Diyali, Al Saha journalist. 28 January: Munjid Al-Tumaimi, lensman.

19 February: Hussein Al Zubaydi, al- Ahali journalist. 20 February: Abdel Razeq Hashim al-Khaqani, editor for Iraqi radio.

3 March: Jamal al-Zubaidi, Iraqi journalist. 4 March: Mohan al- Dhaher, senior journalist at daily al- Mashriq. 7 March: Youssef Sabri, TV journalist for Biladi TV. 16 March: Hussein al Jaburi, editor of daily al- Safir. 19 March: Hamid al-Duleimi, producer for al-Nahrain.

5 April: Thaer Ahmed Jabr and Husain Nizaer – senior Iraqi journalist and journalist trainee; Khamail Khalaf, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalist. 6 April: Othman al-Mashhadani, Al Watan reporter. 12 April: Iman Yussef Abdallah, journalist.

3 May: Adel al- Badri and Unknown – two employees for Radio Dijla. 6 May: Dmitry Chebotayev, freelance photographer working on Russian edition of Newsweek. 9 May: Raad Mutashar, Imad Abdul-Razzaq, Aqil Abdul- Qadir and Nibras Razzaq – four Iraqi print journalists working for Raad media company. 17 May: Alaa Uldeen Aziz, ABC cameraman. 20 May: Ali Khalil, newspaper reporter. 28 May: Abdel Rahman al-Issawi, journalism professor. 29 May: Mahmoud Hassib al-Qassab, editor-in-chief of weekly Hawadeth. 30 May: Nezar Abdul Wahid al-Radi, journalist.

7 June: Sahar al-Haideri, Aswat al-Iraq agency journalist. 11 June: Aref Ali, journalist for the news agency Aswat al-Iraq. 17 June: Flayeh Wadi Mijdab, Al-Sabah editor. 25 June: Zeena Shakir Mahmoud, Women’s affairs writer for Al-Haqiqa; Rahim al-Maliki, journalist. 27 June: Luay Suleiman, Nineveh al-Hurra journalist.

4 July: Mohammed Hilal Karji, Baghdad TV journalist; Sarmad Hamdi al- Hassani, Baghdad TV journalist. 6 July: Ali Watan, Samawa local TV journalist. 12 July: Namir Noor- Eldeen, Reuters photographer, and Saeed Chmagh, driver and occasional soundman. 13 July: Khalid W Hassan, journalist for The New York Times.

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