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Syrian al-Qaida Affiliate Executes Iraqi Cameraman

An al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has executed an Iraqi freelance cameraman, the first foreign journalist killed by insurgents in the rebel-held north, a press freedoms watchdog said on Thursday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said the al-Qaida-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized Yasser Faysal al-Joumaili while he was on a reporting trip in northern Syria's Idlib province on Dec. 4. Joumaili was then executed and his body later arrived in...

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