The parents of the first American killed by Islamic State radicals say the U.S. government failed them during their son’s long capture. Diane and John Foley spoke before a large crowd at the University of Arizona on Thursday. The panel included Terry Anderson, the former Associated Press bureau chief who[…]
The beheading of US journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State (IS) righters has sent shockwaves across the media landscape, bringing into question the safety of journalists in such conflict zones. Foley’s murder echoed the similar killing of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl in 2002, and highlighted[…]
An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist. Abdel Abdul Bary’s lawyers say in order for him to receive a fair trial[…]
An American held hostage for 22 months by an Islamic rebel group in Syria was freed Sunday, just days after a video showed the slaying of a fellow US journalist at the hands of rebels. “Finally he is returning home,” US Secretary of State John Kerry said, confirming the release[…]
Despite universal outrage at the beheading of American journalist, James Foley, a Turkish based freelance reporter has suggested that such incidents have been taking in the Middle East for a number of years already. A video of Foley’s execution was posted to the internet by the Islamic State (IS), nearly[…]
The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic State. Speaking on NBC’s “Today,” John and Diane Foley from Rochester, New Hampshire, said they had last heard from the captors[…]
The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with radicals, and Europe and the Persian Gulf’s increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens. The dilemma: How to save the lives of captives[…]
Shocked by the barbaric murder of James Foley, British Muslims have vowed to work with police and security services to root out radicals for betraying Islam teachings. “As Muslims we reject terrorism and the evil ISIS – they do not act in our name and we abhor anyone who supports[…]
Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State fighters, with his parents praising their “fearless” son. Condolences and shocked messages poured in after the group released a video of Foley’s beheading late Tuesday, including from French journalists who revealed they had been held[…]
The cruel beheading of US photo journalist James Foley claimed by the Islamic State in Syria has sparked angry condemnations for the self-claimed Caliphate, fearing it will spark a backlash against local Muslim communities. “These guys are lunatics,” Dr Ameer Ali, former chairman of the Federation of Islamic Councils in[…]
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