American journalist Steven Sotloff apparently beheaded by ISIS militants in shocking video - NY Daily News
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September 2, 2014 The barbarians appear to have butchered another American journalist. The Islamic State released another horrific video Tuesday that appears to show the beheading of 31-year-old Steven Sotloff. “I'm back, Obama, because of your arrogant foreign policy ...
‘Brutal’ Beheading of Journalist James Foley Declared Terrorism; U.S. Considers Attack on ISIS Militants
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August 23, 2014 Declaring that the beheading of an American journalist was a terrorist attack on the United States, the Obama administration said Friday that it was weighing how to confront Islamic State militants in Syria, in what would be a major escalation of U.S ...
James Foley, war reporter from New Hampshire, executed by Islamist militants - Metro - The Boston Globe
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August 19, 2014 James Foley, a freelance war correspondent from New Hampshire, was killed at the hands of the Islamic State militant group, which distributed a video that said the apparent beheading was retaliation for recent US airstrikes in Iraq, US officials said ...
Islamic State militants claim to have killed US journalist James Foley
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August 19, 2014 A propaganda video circulated on Tuesday showed a masked Isis fighter beheading a kneeling man dressed in an orange jumpsuit who is purported to be James Wright Foley, a photojournalist who went missing in Syria in 2012. The masked executioner ...
U.S. Warplanes Carry Out Airstrikes on ISIS Militants in Iraq - NBC News
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August 8, 2014 President Obama cautioned that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq would be limited, but critics say that won't be enough to stop the advance of ISIS rebels. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT. >> Announcer: FROM NBC NEWS WORLD HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK, THIS IS "NBC ...
U.S. considers airstrikes against Iraq militants - CBS News
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August 7, 2014 ISIS, which has rebranded itself as the Islamic State, issued an ultimatum to tens of thousands of people from the Yazidi community on Saturday to convert to Islam, pay a religious fine, flee their homes or face death. Yazidis follow an ancient ...
Death toll mounts in Gaza as Israel trades fire with militants - Los Angeles Times
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July 10, 2014 The death toll in the Gaza Strip increased sharply Thursday, as Israel stepped up its aerial offensive on the Hamas-controlled coastal enclave, and Palestinian militants unleashed volleys of rocket fire on Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other cities. Medical ...
Israeli drones hunt Hamas as militants fire rockets deeper into Israel - The Washington Post
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July 9, 2014 GAZA CITY — Israeli aircraft are targeting houses in the Gaza Strip as never before, firing precision-guided missiles into family living rooms. They have killed at least five known militants with the tactic — but they appear to have killed more ...
Iraq crisis: Baghdad requests US air strikes against Sunni militants – live
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June 18, 2014 ... in Iraq, blaming Baghdad's "sectarian" policies against Sunni Arabs. 10.50am BST. The BBC's Paul Wood has a vivid report from Jalula, north-east of Baghdad as it came under fire by Isis fighters spreading panic among Kurdish peshmerga troops.
Analysis: Baghdad Braced for ISIS Assault as Militants Hover - NBC News
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June 16, 2014 I was in Baghdad when it fell to U.S. troops in 2003. In the days before the assault, Iraqis were rushing to convert their dinars into any hard currency they could get their hands on. They were packing their furniture into trucks and driving it out of ...
Official: Iran sends forces to Iraq as ISIS militants press forward - CNN.com
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June 13, 2014 As Iraq further disintegrated, residents fled Mosul in droves. Militants captured the country's second-largest city this week after soldiers scattered, leaving their uniforms and weapons behind. The spreading violence prompted U.S. President Barack ...
Iran Deploys Forces to Fight Militants in Iraq - WSJ
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June 12, 2014 BEIRUT—The threat of Sunni extremists eclipsing the power of its Shiite-dominated Arab ally presents Iran with the biggest security and strategic challenge it has faced since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. With the Islamic State of Iraq and al ...
Saddam-era fugitive’s armed group fighting alongside militants in Iraq, officials say
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June 12, 2014 Signs are emerging that a top fugitive and other military officers from ousted dictator Saddam Hussein's regime are backing Al Qaeda-inspired militants in Iraq, who vowed Thursday to march against Baghdad after seizing two key northern cities. Two ...
White House mum on pleas from Iraq for airstrikes, as militants gain ground
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June 11, 2014 "We are not going to get into details of our diplomatic discussions but the Government of Iraq has made clear that they welcome our support in their effort to confront [ISIS]," spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said. "We have expedited shipments of ...
BBC News - More Nigerian girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants
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May 6, 2014 The latest kidnapping happened on Sunday night in the village of Warabe, in Borno state. The girls taken were aged between 12 and 15. On Monday, Boko Haram's leader threatened to "sell" more than 230 girls seized from their school, also in Borno, on 14 ...
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