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British Hostage Seized By Islamic State With Foley Appears In New Video

John Cantlie says he’ll make a series of videos to show the “truth” about the Islamic State and the Western media.

September 18, 2014

Sen. Mark Udall Apologizes For Invoking Slain U.S. Journalists

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times Sen. Mark Udall (D-C0) on Monday apologized for invoking the names of two American journalists who were recently beheaded by Islamic State militants as he argued in a debate over the weekend. “Steve Sotloff and James Foley would tell us, don’t be impulsive,” Udall said Saturday at a town-hall-style […]

September 9, 2014

Hundreds Gather For Memorial Service For Beheaded Journalist Steven Sotloff

By Glenn Garvin, The Miami Herald MIAMI — Hundreds of mourners began arriving Friday for a memorial service for Steven Sotloff, journalist whose murder was revealed earlier this week by Muslim militants in Syria. About 800 were in the Temple Beth Am synagogue as the service, open to the pubic, began at 1 p.m. Crowds […]

September 5, 2014

Sotloff Family Remembers Gentle, Compassionate Soul

Miami (AFP) — The family of murdered U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff paid moving tribute to the reporter on Wednesday, remembering a gentle soul with a fondness for junk food and golf who was fiercely committed to giving “a voice to those who had none.” The 31-year-old had been drawn to reporting from the world’s conflict […]

September 4, 2014

Obama Urges Anti-Jihadist Front As NATO Leaders Gather

By W.G. Dunlop Baghdad (AFP) — President Barack Obama urged a broad front against the Islamic State as NATO leaders gathered in Wales Thursday with Britain and France weighing joining U.S. air strikes in Iraq. Pressure on Western governments to take firm action against the jihadists in Iraq and Syria has risen sharply after the […]

September 4, 2014

‘Islamic State’ Claims Beheading Of Second U.S. Reporter: Video

Washington (AFP) — Washington (AFP) — The so-called “Islamic State” released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive. The footage, seen by AFP after it was found online by private terrorism monitor SITE, shows 31-year-old freelance reporter Steven Sotloff dressed in orange […]

September 2, 2014

Iraq Presses Anti-Jihadist Push As United States Eyes Syria Ops

By Shwan Mohammed Sulaimaniyah (Iraq) (AFP) — Iraqi forces battled militants northeast of Baghdad Friday, as Washington said a powerful jihadist group was “beyond anything” it has seen and that operations in Syria may also be needed. Pentagon chiefs warned of the dangers of the Islamic State (IS), a slick, well-funded operation powered by an […]

August 22, 2014

For Sotloff Family, Quiet Waiting For News Of Kidnapped Journalist

By Glenn Garvin, The Miami Herald It was a day of quiet waiting Thursday for the family of Steven Sotloff, a Pinecrest journalist abducted by Muslim jihadists in Syria who on Tuesday threatened to kill him. “He’s still alive, so there is nothing to say,” his mother, Shirley Sotloff, told a crowd of reporters assembled […]

August 22, 2014

Secret Terror: Fate Of Journalist Steven Sotloff Now On World Stage

By Glenn Garvin, The Miami Herald MIAMI — A grisly recording of Islamic jihadists decapitating an American journalist that was posted on the Internet Tuesday revealed more than just the group’s pitiless, homicidal soul. It also uncorked one of the Middle East’s dirty little secrets: that a Florida man has been held hostage in Syria […]

August 21, 2014