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A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

House GOP Candidate Uses James Foley’s Beheading Video In Campaign Ad

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.

10/07/2014

Friends and supporters of Alan Henning have covered their community in Salford, England with yellow ribbons in the hopes that the British hostage would be returned home alive. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

New Video Purports to Show ISIS Beheading British Hostage

The video appears to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning and threatening yet another American captive.

10/03/2014

Supporters of Herve Gourdelhold signs demanding the release of the French mountain climber. (Photo by JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET/AFP/Getty Images)

French Tourist Beheaded By ISIS Copycat Group In Algeria

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.

09/24/2014

A forensic officer recovers papers from a car parked in front of a raided house in the Guildford area of Sydney on Sept. 18, 2014. (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

09/18/2014

Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff’s friend says the U.S. government did nothing to assist his family in their dealings with Islamic State militants’ demands for ransoms – including government threats and bullying over attempts to buy him out the terrorists’ demands.  (credit: Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

New ISIS Video Purports to Show Beheading of Another U.S. Journalist

An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff’s friend says the U.S. government did nothing to assist his family in their dealings with Islamic State militants’ demands for ransoms – including government threats and bullying over attempts to buy him out the terrorists’ demands.  (credit: Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images)

Sotloff Family Grieving Over New Beheading Video

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.

09/02/2014

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey speak to the media during a press briefing at the Pentagon on Aug. 21, 2014 in Arlington, Va. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dempsey: ISIS Has An ‘End-Of-Days Strategic Vision’

Top military advisers to President Barack Obama warn that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria can only be contained, but not wiped out.

08/22/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department: ‘We Do Not Make Concessions To Terrorists’

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.

08/22/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

GlobalPost CEO: ISIS Sent Foley’s Family Email Last Week Threatening To Kill Him

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.

08/21/2014

President Obama condemned the killing of American journalist James Foley and promised retribution. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: U.S. Tried To Rescue Americans Held Hostage In Syria

President Obama ordered American troops to search for Americans held in Syria, including journalist James Foley.

08/20/2014

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