At Work in Syria, Times Correspondent Dies
Ed Ou for The New York Times / Anthony Shadid, center, with residents of Cairo last February.
By RICK GLADSTONE
Published: February 16, 2012
Anthony Shadid, a gifted foreign correspondent whose graceful dispatches for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The Associated Press covered nearly two decades of Middle East conflict and turmoil, died, apparently of an asthma attack, on Thursday while on a reporting assignment in Syria. Tyler Hicks, a Times photographer who was with Mr. Shadid, carried his body across the border to Turkey.
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