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Video: Kidnapped journalist shown crying

BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A new video of kidnapped U.S. journalist Jill Carroll shows her weeping and pleading for the release of Iraqi women prisoners.

Kidnapped peace activists shown on video

BAGHDAD, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Al-Jazeera, the Arab-language broadcast channel, has aired a new tape that shows four Christian peace activists who were kidnapped in Iraq.

U.S. forces release 419 Iraqi prisoners

BAGHDAD, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. forces released 419 Iraqi prisoners Thursday, among them five women, which could benefit the fate of kidnapped U.S. journalist Jill Carroll.

Kidnapped reporter's fate in Iraq unclear

BAGHDAD, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The fate of kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll was unclear Saturday, hours after the insurgents' deadline for her execution passed.

Deadline passes for kidnapped journalist

BAGHDAD, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The deadline given by kidnappers of U.S. journalist Jill Carroll in Iraq passed Friday with no word on her fate.

Islamic group calls for reporter's release

CANTON, Mich., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations Thursday called for the release of a U.S. freelance reporter held by insurgents in Iraq. Jill Carroll was kidnapped almost two weeks ago after she attempted to interview a Sunni leader.

Twin bombing attacks kill 22 in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- At least 22 people were killed and 26 wounded in two near-simultaneous bomb attacks in Baghdad Thursday, Iraqi police say.

Kidnapped reporter's mother makes plea

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The mother of kidnapped reporter Jill Carroll made a passionate appeal to her abductors in Iraq to free her on Thursday, a day before their execution deadline. Speaking on CNN, Mary Beth Carroll pleaded for the return of her 28-year-old daughter, who was

Kidnapped journalist threatened with death

BAGHDAD, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Six women being held prisoner by coalition forces in Iraq were released Wednesday, as a deadline approached for kidnapped U.S. journalist Jill Carroll.

Abductors threaten to kill U.S. journalist

BAGHDAD, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The kidnappers of a U.S. journalist in Baghdad have threatened to kill her unless the United States frees all Iraqi women prisoners within 72 hours.

Raid on mosque protested

BAGHDAD, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Hundreds of Sunni Muslims protested Tuesday outside a mosque raided during the search for kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll.

U.S. reporter kidnapped in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A freelance U.S. reporter on assignment for The Christian Science Monitor has been kidnapped in Iraq, the newspaper said Monday.
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