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US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

US Included on List of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

Per this week's edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE has pencilled in the months of May and November to once more run incredibly lucrative shows in Saudi Arabia.

Journalists have died this year in Slovakia, where 27-year-old reporter Jan Kuciak was shot while investigating suspected corruption.

The number of journalists killed worldwide for their work almost doubled this year.

Sixty-two percent of the journalists killed covered politics, which the report deemed the most risky beat.

Four journalists were among the five employees of the Capital Gazette, a local newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, who were killed on 28 June when a man walked in and opened fire with a shotgun.

Crown Jewel was surrounded by controversy and calls to cancel the event due to the state-sponsored murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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"United States Added to List of Most Dangerous Countries for Journalists for First Time", howled the NBC headline.

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate for naming Prince MBS as "responsible" for Khashoggi murder Riyadh has denounced the US Senate resolution that blamed the Saudi Crown Prince for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as baseless allegations and a blatant attack on the Kingdom's sovereignty and internal affairs.

The media immediately went insane with the presence of the United States for the first time ever on the list of five most unsafe countries, even though the slain American journalists in question were killed by a deranged gunman and a falling tree, not agents of the government or a terrorist organization. The other honorees were reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar, and Maria Ressa, held in the Philippines.

At least four journalists were murdered in Mexico, two in Brazil, and two Palestinian journalists were shot and killed by Israeli soldiers during protests in the Gaza Strip, according to the report. Some died from suicide bombers whose actions were claimed by the militant group Islamic State.

In Syria and Yemen, two of the worst civil-war decimated countries, the fewest journalists were killed since 2011.