From today, news agency Reuters is to stream video coverage of the Gulf war on its web site.

Reuters Raw Video: Conflict in Iraq will offer consumers direct access to frontline footage of the war in Iraq.

Rich Sabreen, executive vice-president and global head of Reuters Media, said: "By bringing raw video footage directly to we are extending access to the reporting strength of Reuters - known globally for speed, accuracy and impartiality - directly to consumers.

"This service follows the re-launch of last year, further extending Reuters multimedia news offerings beyond financial market professionals to include the consumer audience."

Reuters has a team of 150 text, photography and television journalists on the ground in Iraq and the surrounding countries. Around 20 editorial staff remain in Baghdad.


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