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Khoudr Younes al-Obaidi, Freelance
12 January 2007
Armed men opened fire on Khoudr Younes al-Obaidi in the evening of 12 January as he returned to his home in Mosul, police said. The journalist, who was as a stringer for several titles, worked mostly for Al-Diwan, the press organ of local tribes. No motive for the killing has yet been found.