4 Iraqis arrested in U.S. reporter kidnap

BAGHDAD, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Marines are holding four Iraqis suspected of being involved in kidnapping of U.S. journalist Jill Carroll, who was freed in March.

Kidnap victim's wife pleads with abductors

LAPORTE, Ind., April 11 (UPI) -- The Indiana wife of a U.S. businessman kidnapped a year ago in Iraq begged his abductors Tuesday to get in touch with her.

Freed journalist returns to U.S.

RAMSTEIN, Germany, April 2 (UPI) -- Newly freed Iraqi hostage, journalist Jill Carroll flew back to the United States Sunday, after stating a videotape of her denouncing the war was coerced.

Freed journalist disavows video comments

BERLIN, April 1 (UPI) -- U.S. journalist Jill Carroll has repudiated statements she made when she was released this week after three months as a hostage in Iraq.

Reporter Jill Carroll released in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, March 30 (UPI) -- U.S. journalist Jill Carroll was released in good health by kidnappers in Baghdad Thursday, nearly three months after she was abducted.

Minister optimistic about reporter's fate

BAGHDAD, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Iraq's interior minister is optimistic that kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll is alive and unharmed. Carroll, who is freelancing for the Christian Science Monitor, was abducted Jan. 7 in Baghdad. Her kidnappers, a group that uses the name Brigades of V

Iraqi officials ratify election results

BAGHDAD, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Iraqi officials have certified the results of parliamentary elections, setting the country on a course for forming a new, permanent government.

Reporter's kidnappers set new deadline

BAGHDAD, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Kuwaiti TV station that received a tape of abducted U.S. journalist Jill Carroll said her kidnappers have set a Feb. 26 deadline for their demands.

Tape of kidnapped reporter shown

BAGHDAD, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A video of kidnapped freelance journalist Jill Carroll, urging authorities to do whatever her kidnappers want, was broadcast Thursday in Kuwait.

Media push on for Iraqi release of hostage

BAGHDAD, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- An international journalists' advocacy group has mounted a campaign to step up pressure on Iraqi kidnappers to release U.S. reporter Jill Carroll.

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.
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Jill Carroll
American journalist Jill Carroll, show in this image from a CNN video, talks to the media after she was released her on March 30, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. Carroll was held hostage for three months, but said she was treated well. (UPI Photo/CNN).**JAPAN OUT**

Christian Science Monitor reporter (2002–2006),

Jill Carroll (born October 6, 1977) is an American former journalist (now working as a firefighter) who was kidnapped and ultimately released in Iraq. Carroll was a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor at the time of her kidnapping. After finishing a fellowship at Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy she returned to work for the Monitor. After her release, Carroll wrote a series of articles on her recollection of her experiences in Iraq.

Carroll became an international cause célèbre when she was kidnapped in Baghdad on January 7, 2006. Carroll was freed on March 30, 2006.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jill Carroll."
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