Good news: kidnapped RFE/RL reporter in Baghdad released.

Posted: 05 Nov 2007   Print   Send a link
Radio Free Iraq's Jumana al-Obaidi, 29 "was kidnapped from her car on October 22, while on her way to an interview at the Iraqi Environment Ministry. Her driver, a young man identified only as Abdullah, was shot and killed that morning and his body found dumped in the street." Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty News, 4 November 2007. "The station did not say who the kidnappers were nor if they demanded any ransom. RFE/RL said Radio Free Iraq has lost two journalists in Iraq this year, Nazar Abd al-Wahid al-Radhi and Khamail Muhsin Khalaf." Reuters, 4 November 2007.