September 13, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq
Al-Watan, based in Tikrit, was affiliated with the Iraqi National Movement, a party established in 2001, which receives funds from the United States. The paper closed two months earlier for lack of money and was trying to re-establish itself as a magazine.
Beats Covered: War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group
Taken Captive: No