News radio journalist gunned down in Baghdad

first_imgNews to go further News IraqMiddle East – North Africa IraqMiddle East – North Africa Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” News Reporters Without Borders today condemned the murder of Nabil Ibrahim Al-Dulaimi, a journalist with the Baghdad-based news radio station Radio Dijla, who was gunned down yesterday by two men in a car as he was leaving his home in the northwest Baghdad neighbourhood of Washash to drive to work.“Targeted murders of journalists are mounting steadily in Iraq,” the press freedom organisation said. “We appeal yet again to the Iraqi authorities to do everything possible to protect media personnel.”Dulaimi, 36, was married and had two daughters, aged seven and three. He used to work for a TV station, joining Radio Dijla after Saddam Hussein’s ouster. Radio Dijla (which means “Tiger,” the name of the river flowing through Baghdad), is an independent station that was founded in 2003.Mohammed Abderrahmane, a Radio Dijla presenter who was kidnapped in September, is still missing. His wife and four children have received no news of him. Aged 55, he was kidnapped just after moving home as a result of receiving death threats.A total of 138 journalists and media assistants have been killed in Iraq since the start of the war in 2003. Four journalists are currently held hostage. Help by sharing this information December 28, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Iraqcenter_img Receive email alerts Organisation February 15, 2021 Find out more December 5, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 News radio journalist gunned down in Baghdad RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” RSF_en News Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan December 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Dell announcement due in early January

first_imgEmail Advertisement WhatsApp NewsLocal NewsDell announcement due in early JanuaryBy admin – December 15, 2008 670 DELL Limerick is awaiting an announcement in early January that will mark the fate of the Limerick plant that employs over 2500 staff at it’s Raheen base. It is reported throughout the media this morning that a majority of the Limerick production facilities will move to Poland in 2009.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Sunday Tribune carried an article this weekend suggesting the global PC manufacturer is set to announce plans early next year to relocate its assembly operation away from its Limerick facility. It is understood from government sources in Ireland and company sources in the US that news of withdrawal of manufacturing from Limerick will be made public in January. Dell is expected to scale back its production at the Raheen facility over the course of 2009 where operations will take a major shift to Poland. A Dell spokesperson in Ireland said it was “business as usual” in Limerick and that at this stage the operation of the plant remained “under review” as with all global manufacturing sites.The Sunday Tribune stated that, a senior source within the IDA had confirmed that it is bracing itself for “dramatic news” shortly. “A plan is being put in place to see where we can go forward from here and it is being treated with the utmost seriousness,” the source said.About 16,000 jobs within the mid-west are directly or indirectly linked to Dell. Previous article‘We will restore Shannon Heathrow link’ O’LearyNext articleMunster win, Wally shines and they’re glad to see the back of Clermont admincenter_img Linkedin Facebook Twitter Printlast_img read more