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Steven Sotloff, US journalist in sights of jihadists

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:50

Steven Sotloff, the 31-year-old American freelance journalist facing threat of execution by Islamic State militants, has covered conflict in Muslim countries for years with care and respect, colleagues said.

ISIS offered to swap Pak scientist for slain US journalist

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:36

In an email to the family members of slain American journalist James Foley, his captors from the Islamic State militant group demanded release of several prisoners, including a Pakistani woman scientist who has been convicted of terrorism charges in the US.

James Foley beheading: US defends refusal to pay ransom to kidnappers

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 10:56

Amid the shock and horror of American photojournalist James Foley`s beheading and revelations that his captors had demanded a ransom of $132 million, the US has defended its policy of no negotiations with terrorists.

Islamic State jihadists demanded $132 mn ransom for James Foley`s release

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 00:07

Islamist militants earlier asked a ransom of over USD 132 million from US journalist James Foley`s family and employer.

James Foley beheading: Is “John” from Britian the masked killer?

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:40

Even as the world remains stunned by the barbaric beheading of US journalist James Foley, investigators have launched a massive manhunt to identify the Islamic State fanatic who committed the horrific crime.

French President Hollande outraged at execution of Foley

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:16

French President Francois Hollande said Thursday he was outraged at the execution of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State jihadists, accusing them of barbarism.

James Foley`s parents praise their `fearless` son

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:38

Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his parents praising their "fearless" son.

Egypt mufti`s adviser slams killing of US journalist

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 21:03

Ibrahim Negm, advisor to the mufti of Egypt, Wednesday denounced the beheading of US journalist James Foley by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group in Iraq, state-run MENA news agency reported.

FBI believes James Foley beheading video authentic, says report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:57

As the Islamic State continues unleashing terror and barbarism in Iraq and Syria, there is growing outrage and horror at the emergence of a video that reportedly shows the beheading of a US journalist James Foley.

Islamic State jihadists claim execution of US journalist, release video

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 05:12

Jihadist group the Islamic State posted a video purportedly showing the execution of American journalist James Foley and threatened to kill another US journalist unless the United States gets out of Iraq.

Moscow expels US journalist

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:47

US journalist David Satter, a longtime critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he had been banned from the country in one of the first such expulsions since the Cold War.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Lewis dies at 85

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 22:09

Anthony Lewis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and New York Times columnist, has died. He was 85.