Iraqi music stars who deceased at age 29

Here are 2 famous musicians from Iraq died at 29:

Atwar Bahjat

Atwar Bahjat (April 5, 1976 Samarra-February 22, 2006) was an Iraqi journalist and presenter.

She was best known for her work as a news anchor for Al Jazeera English, where she covered the Iraq War extensively. Bahjat began her career as a reporter for Al-Hurra TV network and later worked for the BBC and other media outlets. She was highly respected in her field and was known for her bravery and dedication to journalism. Tragically, Bahjat was kidnapped and murdered while on assignment in Iraq in 2006, becoming a symbol of the dangers faced by journalists in the region. Her legacy as a courageous and talented journalist lives on today.

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Alaa Abdulkareem Fartusi

Alaa Abdulkareem Fartusi (April 5, 1978-February 10, 2008) was an Iraqi journalist.

During her career as a journalist, Alaa Abdulkareem Fartusi was a strong advocate of human rights and freedom of the press in Iraq. She wrote extensively about the struggles of Iraqi women and children living under the oppressive regime of Saddam Hussein. Fartusi was also a prominent member of the Iraqi Women's Journalists' Forum, where she worked to promote gender equality and encourage more women to enter the field of journalism.

Sadly, Fartusi's advocacy for freedom of the press and human rights came at a great personal cost. On February 10, 2008, she was tragically assassinated in her home in Basra, Iraq. Her murder was a devastating loss for the journalism community in Iraq and a stark reminder of the dangers faced by journalists around the world who dare to speak truth to power.

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