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Press Freedom Group: Journalists Have Become 'Pawns' In Syria's Conflict

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.22.2014 | Media

James Foley's beheading by militants is shining more light on the danger that journalists covering the civil war in Syria face. The Committee To P...

4 French Journalists Held Hostage In Syria Freed

AP | DIAA HADID and ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 06.19.2014 | Media

PARIS (AP) — Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturda...

LOOK: Kidnapped Journalist Sees Son For First Time

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media

Two Spanish journalists were finally free to go home on Sunday after being held captive for more than six months in Syria. El Mundo reporter Javier...

Good News Out Of Syria

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.29.2014 | Media

MADRID (AP) — Two Spanish journalists freed after being held hostage for more than six months in Syria by a rogue al-Qaida group returned home Sunda...

70 Gone

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 02.28.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 1...

The Shocking Truth About Journalists In Syria

AP | By ZEINA KARAM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

BEIRUT (AP) — Behind a veil of secrecy, at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have disappeared in Syria — held and threatened with death ...

Female Journalists Taking Lead In Syria -- But There's A Problem

www.buzzfeed.com | Posted 11.16.2013 | Media

In a small hotel near the Turkish border with Syria earlier this year, four female journalists shared a bottle of wine and some tips on entering what ...

Journalist Missing In Syria Reportedly Still Alive

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media

MILAN (AP) — Italy's foreign minister says that officials continued to press for the release of a reporter for the Turin daily La Stampa missing in ...

Journalists Held In Syria Freed

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2013 | Media

ROME, April 13 (Reuters) - Four Italian journalists kidnapped and held in war-torn Syria since April 4 were freed on Saturday, a statement from inte...

Journalists Detained In Syria

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

MILAN (AP) — The Italian Foreign Ministry says that four Italian journalists have been detained in Syria. The Foreign Ministry on Sat...

Syrian War Takes Staggering Toll On Journalists

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Media

Sept 26 (Reuters) - At least 30,000 people have been killed in Syria since the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011, accordi...

Journalist Killed In Syria

Posted 09.26.2012 | Media

Maya Naser, a correspondent for Iran's Press TV network, was killed while reporting on-air in Syria, the network said Wednesday. Al Jazeera report...

Reporters Missing In Syria Said To Be Alive

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media

ISTANBUL (AP) — In television footage of a van's interior, a journalist for a U.S.-funded network sits silently behind a Japanese correspondent who ...

Journalists' Bodies Given To Embassies In Syria

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The bodies of two foreign journalists who were killed in shelling while trapped inside a besieged district in the central Syr...

French Journalist Killed In Syria

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and GREG KELLER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media

BEIRUT — A French TV cameraman became the first Western journalist killed in the 10-month-old Syrian uprising Wednesday, dying in a barrage of g...

How Dorothy Parvaz Was Freed

ProPublica | Posted 07.24.2011 | Media

The phone call came in the middle of the night last month, when my brother Todd and I were visiting our father in a suburb of Portland, Ore. Todd's fi...

Al Jazeera Reporter Missing In Syria

AP | Posted 07.02.2011 | Media

BEIRUT — An Al-Jazeera journalist has not been heard from since she entered Syria on Friday to report on the political turmoil there, the Arab s...