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Photo Credit: Steven Senne/Courtesy The Associated Press

ANTHONY  SHADID

News Organization: THE NEW YORK TIMES

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Shadid, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, was reporting on the opposition to the regime of President Bashar Assad when he suffered an asthma attack and died. Times photographer Tyler Hicks carried his body into Turkey. New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said, “Anthony died as he lived, determined to bear witness to the transformation sweeping the Middle East.” Shadid won two Pulitzer Prizes for his reporting at The Washington Post.