A House Republican candidate is using video footage moments before the beheading of American James Foley in a campaign ad slamming Arizona Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema as weak on national security.
The video appears to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning and threatening yet another American captive.
Mountaineer Herve Gourdel was kidnapped Sunday while hiking in Algeria. A splinter group from al-Qaida posted a video saying his death was revenge for French participation in airstrikes against the Islamic State.
Prime Minister: Australia Thwarts ISIS Plot Where Supporters Planned to Publicly Behead Random Person
Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.
A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.
Top military advisers to President Barack Obama warn that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria can only be contained, but not wiped out.
By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held captive by militant organizations, in hopes the tough stand will make Americans safer from kidnapping and attacks by extremists.
The chief executive officer of a Boston-based news organization says James Foley’s kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to U.S. bombings in Iraq.
President Obama ordered American troops to search for Americans held in Syria, including journalist James Foley.