Hisham al-Hashimi is confirmed dead at the age of 47.
Hisham was best known as a Iraqi historian and security expert.
Hisham al-Hashimi
هشام الهاشمي
Born(1973-05-09)May 9, 1973
Died6 July 2020(2020-07-06) (aged 47)
Cause of deathGunshot wound
EducationUniversity of Baghdad
OccupationHistorian and researcher in security and strategic affairs
Hisham al-Hashimi (9 May 1973 – 6 July 2020) (Arabic: هشام الهاشمي‎) was an Iraqi historian and researcher in security and strategic affairs and extremist groups, and a specialist in the file of the Islamic state and its supporters. He also was an advisor to the Iraqi government on counter-terrorism.
1 Bio
2 His works
3 Places of work
4 References
5 External links
al-Hashimi was born in Baghdad 1973, Iraqi historian and researcher in security and strategic affairs. He has been a follower of the Iraqi Islamic groups since 1997. He has worked in the field of modern and "jurisprudential" manuscripts, although his academic achievement is Bachelor of Economics and Administration - Statistics Department. He held a scientific degree in the "Hadith of the Prophet", and had an interest in the history of the al-Hafiz Alzahbi. He was arrested and sentenced to prison by Saddam Hussein's regime. He was released from prison in 2002. After 2003, he went to work in the press, began writing reports and documents with foreign newspapers and channels, and began writing a blog about the map of armed groups in Iraq,.
On 6 June 2020 he was seriously wounded outside his home in Baghdad from an attack by an Iran-backed militias on a motorbike. He died in Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital.
His works
Alem Daesh (Book)
(History of al-Qaeda in Iraq) Book
(organization of the Islamic State from within) Book
More than 500 articles and research published in Iraqi and Arab newspapers and magazines about extremist groups.
Places of work
Director of the National Security and Counterterrorism Program at the AKD Center for Strategic Studies and Research
Security Adviser to the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate.
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Baghdad Conference on Combating Terrorism.
Lecturer in combating terrorism in security academies.
Visiting Scholar at the Rivers Center for Strategic Studies
Member of the team of advisors of the Committee for the Implementation and Follow-up of National Reconciliation in the Office of the Prime Minister of Iraq.
Security Adviser to the Iraqi Journalistic Freedoms Observatory
Iraq portal
Biography portal
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