Washington Post Editorial
SALIH SAIF ALDIN was one of those extraordinary Iraqis who have responded to war and upheaval in their homeland by becoming journalists. A native of Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's home town and once one of the centers of the Sunni insurgency, he began documenting events there, first for an Iraqi newspa...
BAGHDAD, Oct. 14 -- On Sunday afternoon, Salih Saif Aldin set out for one of Baghdad's most dangerous neighborhoods. He knew exactly where to go. He nodded, smiled, grabbed his camera. There was nothing he needed to say.
BAGHDAD, Oct. 14 -- A few hours after Salih Saif Aldin's death Sunday, his colleagues and friends -- his second family, really -- gathered at The Washington Post's Baghdad bureau and collected his possessions to send to his relatives in Tikrit.