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Fakher Haydar Al-Tamimi, New York Times
19 September 2005

Fakher Haydar Al-Tamimi, an Iraqi journalist who worked for several foreign news media including the New York Times, He was kidnapped and then shot in the head on 19 September 2005 in the southern city of Basra.

Tamimi was kidnapped from his home in his wife’s presence by four men in plain clothes who reportedly told her they were police and wanted to interrogate her husband. His body was found with a bullet in the head a few hours later 3 km southwest of the city.