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Saeed Karimian: Iranian satellite TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, reports say - ABC Online;

Saeed Karimian: Iranian satellite TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, reports say - ABC Online

ABC OnlineSaeed Karimian: Iranian satellite TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, reports sayABC OnlineThe head of an Iranian satellite television network who was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison last year by a Tehran court has been shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner, according to Turkish media.and more »

Persian-language satellite TV channel owner, partner gunned down in Istanbul - The Japan Times;

Persian-language satellite TV channel owner, partner gunned down in Istanbul - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesPersian-language satellite TV channel owner, partner gunned down in IstanbulThe Japan TimesISTANBUL – The owner of a leading Persian-language satellite entertainment channel based outside of Iran was shot dead by unknown individuals in Istanbul in an unexplained assassination, Turkish media reports said Sunday. Said Karimian, the owner of ...and more »

TV boss sentenced by Iran is shot dead in Turkey - The Times (subscription);

TV boss sentenced by Iran is shot dead in Turkey - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)TV boss sentenced by Iran is shot dead in TurkeyThe Times (subscription)An influential broadcaster who brought the British hit television show The X Factor to Iranian viewers via his own satellite channel has been shot dead in Istanbul in an apparent political murder. Saeed Karimian, an Iranian citizen and chief executive ...and more »

Exiled Iranian TV Executive Is Assassinated in Istanbul - New York Times

Exiled Iranian TV Executive Is Assassinated in IstanbulNew York TimesISTANBUL — A dissident Iranian television executive was assassinated in Istanbul on Saturday evening, months after he was sentenced in absentia to a six-year prison term by an Iranian court for spreading propaganda. Saeed Karimian, the owner of Gem ...and more »

Iranian satellite TV chief sentenced in absentia to prison killed in Istanbul - The Australian Financial Review;

Iranian satellite TV chief sentenced in absentia to prison killed in Istanbul - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewIranian satellite TV chief sentenced in absentia to prison killed in IstanbulThe Australian Financial ReviewSaeed Karimian was the founder of GEM TV, a television service known for entertainment satellite channels that dub foreign films and Western television programmes into Farsi for Iranians. Radio Free Europe. by Ece Toksabay;. The head of an Iranian ...and more »

Farsi Satellite TV Station CEO Assassinated in Istanbul - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com;

Farsi Satellite TV Station CEO Assassinated in Istanbul - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comFarsi Satellite TV Station CEO Assassinated in IstanbulThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.comThe founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network has been assassinated in Istanbul, together with his Kuwaiti business partner. Saeed Karimian, CEO of GEM TV was shot to death after his car was blocked by an SUV, effectively trapping him ...and more »

Middle Eastern media mogul shot to death in Istanbul - Rudaw;

Middle Eastern media mogul shot to death in Istanbul - Rudaw

RudawMiddle Eastern media mogul shot to death in IstanbulRudawTurksih police investigate the car that carried Saeed Karimian and his associate on Saturday. Photo: DHA TV. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The founder of an Iranian media network which included western programs translated into Farsi, as well as Kurdish, ...and more »

Iranian who ran TV network shot dead in Turkey - The Times of Israel;

Iranian who ran TV network shot dead in Turkey - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelIranian who ran TV network shot dead in TurkeyThe Times of IsraelDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of ...and more »

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Istanbul - MarketWatch;

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Istanbul - MarketWatch

MarketWatchIranian media mogul gunned down in IstanbulMarketWatchThe scene where GEM TV founder Saeed Karimian was shot dead in Istanbul on Sunday, in this still image taken from video. By. NourMalas. AsaFitch. An Iranian media mogul was shot and killed in Istanbul late Saturday in what Turkish media described as a ...and more »

Iran satellite TV founder, Kuwaiti partner, slain in Istanbul shooting - Middle East Eye;

Iran satellite TV founder, Kuwaiti partner, slain in Istanbul shooting - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeIran satellite TV founder, Kuwaiti partner, slain in Istanbul shootingMiddle East EyeThe gunning down of a UK media mogul of Iranian origin and his Kuwaiti partner on Saturday night on a busy Istanbul thoroughfare sparked a police manhunt with authorities trying to ascertain any international links behind the shooting. Saeed Karimian ...and more »

Kuwaiti businessman shot dead in Istanbul - Kuwait Times;

Kuwaiti businessman shot dead in Istanbul - Kuwait Times

Kuwait TimesKuwaiti businessman shot dead in IstanbulKuwait TimesISTANBU: Turkish security officials inspect the site of an armed attack in Istanbul's Maslak neighborhood in which Kuwaiti businessman Mohammad Metab Al-Shalahi and his Iranian partner were shot dead on Saturday. KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti businessman was ...and more »

Iranian media group chief shot dead in Istanbul - The National;

Iranian media group chief shot dead in Istanbul - The National

The NationalIranian media group chief shot dead in IstanbulThe NationalISTANBUL // The Iranian owner of a leading Persian-language media entertainment company based in Dubai was shot dead in Istanbul by unidentified gunmen along with his Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported on Sunday. Saeed Karimian, the ...and more »

Mysterious crime in Istanbul: Iranian TV executive, Kuwaiti businessman killed - Al-Arabiya;

Mysterious crime in Istanbul: Iranian TV executive, Kuwaiti businessman killed - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaMysterious crime in Istanbul: Iranian TV executive, Kuwaiti businessman killedAl-ArabiyaThe Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner. (Supplied). The Associated Press, Dubai Sunday, 30 April 2017. Text size A A A. The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language ...and more »

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Iranian TV network head "shot dead" in Turkey - TRT World

TRT WorldIranian TV network head "shot dead" in TurkeyTRT WorldDubai-based GEM TV founder Saeed Karimian and an associate were driving in Istanbul's Maslak neighbourhood on Saturday evening when their car was blocked by a jeep and shots were fired, local media reports. Photo by: Facebook/Saeed.Karimian.and more »

Iranian TV Magnate Saeed Karimian Is Killed - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Iranian TV Magnate Saeed Karimian Is KilledWall Street Journal (subscription)An Iranian media mogul was shot and killed in Istanbul late Saturday in what Turkish media described as a targeted killing that set off a manhunt for the unknown perpetrators. Mr. Karimian was among a group of Iranian citizens given prison sentences in ...and more »

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Turkey - The New Arab;

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Turkey - The New Arab

The New ArabIranian media mogul gunned down in TurkeyThe New ArabSaeed Karimian critic of the Iranian government who owned a Persian-language TV network has been assassinated in Istanbul along with his Kuwaiti business partner. Tags: GEM-TV, Iran, Persian-language, Iranian media, Said Karimian, Istanbul, Turkey, ...and more »

Why? Saeed Karimian GEM TV CEO shot dead in Istanbul - scallywagandvagabond;

Why? Saeed Karimian GEM TV CEO shot dead in Istanbul - scallywagandvagabond

scallywagandvagabondWhy? Saeed Karimian GEM TV CEO shot dead in IstanbulscallywagandvagabondSaeed Karimian Pictured, Saeed Karimian GEM TV CEO who was shot dead in Istanbul on April 29, 2016. Screen shot image. Saeed Karimian GEM TV CEO assassination Istanbul: Was a high profile media executive shot dead by Iran's government after ...and more »

TV Channel CEO Arrested in Absentia by Tehran Killed in Istanbul - Sputnik International;

TV Channel CEO Arrested in Absentia by Tehran Killed in Istanbul - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalTV Channel CEO Arrested in Absentia by Tehran Killed in IstanbulSputnik InternationalThe CEO of the Farsi-language TV broadcaster was killed in Istanbul, media reported Sunday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Saeed Karimian, the CEO of the Farsi-language Gem TV broadcaster, who had been arrested in absentia by an Iranian court, was killed in ...and more »

Iranian media tycoon shot dead in Istanbul - Xinhua;

Iranian media tycoon shot dead in Istanbul - Xinhua

XinhuaIranian media tycoon shot dead in IstanbulXinhuaISTANBUL, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Saeed Karimian, an Iranian British and owner of Gem TV, was shot dead along with a Kuwaiti business partner in Istanbul, Turkish media reported on Sunday. The pair were travelling in a luxury car in Istanbul's upscale ...and more »

Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media report - The Guardian;

Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media report - The Guardian

The GuardianIranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media reportThe GuardianSaeed Karimian, GEM TV's founder, was found dead by emergency services. Photograph: Saeed Karimian/GemTV. Turkey. Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media report. Saeed Karimian, founder of Farsi-language network GEM TV, ...and more »