TV boss sentenced by Iran is shot dead in Turkey - The 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 ...

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

ISTANBUL — 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 ...

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

Saeed 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Middle Eastern media mogul shot to death in Istanbul - Rudaw

Turksih 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, ...

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Istanbul - MarketWatch

The 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Kuwaiti businessman shot dead in Istanbul - Kuwait Times

ISTANBU: 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 ...

Iranian TV CEO Karimian shot and killed in Turkey - Fox News

The Iranian founder of a Middle Eastern satellite television network accused of spreading Western culture was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper reported on Sunday. Gunmen opened fire on Saeed ...

Iranian media group chief shot dead in Istanbul - The National

ISTANBUL // 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 ...

Iranian-born media mogul fatally shot by masked assailants in central Istanbul - Bangor Daily News

ISTANBUL — An Iranian-born TV mogul who had run afoul of Iran's government was fatally shot Saturday night by masked gunmen in Istanbul, media reports said. The identities of the assailants were unknown. But Saeed Karimian, the director of GEM Group, ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Dubai-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.

Iranian TV Magnate Saeed Karimian Is Killed - Wall 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 ...

Iranian media mogul gunned down in Turkey - The New Arab

Saeed 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, ...

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

Saeed 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Iranian media tycoon shot dead in Istanbul - Xinhua

ISTANBUL, 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 ...

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

Saeed 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, ...

Persian satellite TV channel owner 'shot dead' in Istanbul - Gulf Times

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 the GEM TV ...