Barak Barfi, a spokesman for the family of Steven Sotloff, told Anderson Cooper on Monday that the slain journalist was sold by rebels at the Syrian border to ISIS.
Everyone seems to be having a good time.
The #BurnISISFlagChallenge may have started as a riff on the Ice Bucket Challenge, but across the Middle East it has now grown into a larger statement against the rapid rise of ISIS.
The White House announced the troop deployment Tuesday following the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff. The new personnel will be part of a now 820-person force providing U.S. diplomatic security.
“Use whatever, just not ISIS,” said the founder of the Institute for Science and International Security, also known as…ISIS.
“They kill people under the name of Islam, but Islam’s not like that.”
In the footage, Kurdish prisoners are paraded in front of the camera, before one appears to be killed.
The longer airstrikes continue, the shakier the president’s legal footing becomes.
“They are looking towards a long-term economic model.”
A suicide bomber and gunmen attacked worshippers during Friday prayers.
It “is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group we have seen. They are beyond just a terrorist group,” the U.S. defense secretary said Thursday.
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“If we are afraid or run away we let them win.”
In a secret mission this summer, a Special Operations team attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other Americans held in Syria. The operation failed.
“I find myself being suspicious of everyone these days.”
The ISIS offensive that provoked U.S. airstrikes may have been aimed at winning oil fields. The militant group is “among the wealthiest terrorist groups on the planet,” says a U.S. intelligence official.
“We will defeat them because we are brave, because we would rather die than leave this land.”
Both the U.S. and Iran had been pushing for Nouri al-Maliki to go.
“We thought maybe he would fight like James Bond or have a fancy British gun.”
A team of military advisers arrived Wednesday to assess the conditions of refugees that have fled ISIS. The team determined that there are fewer stranded Yazidis than previously thought.
“The hospital gave me life so I intend to use that life to give back to them as long as possible.”
The advisers reportedly will plan for the evacuation of refugees that have been stranded as ISIS militants advance in the region.
From the anonymous sharing app Whisper: “I’m scared for ISIS.”
The helicopter was carrying aid for Iraqis that have fled ISIS militants.
Thousands of Yazidi walked miles to find refuge as the militant group expanded its reach.
Here’s what American military members and Iraq War veterans are saying on the anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper about the tense situation in Iraq.
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“We don’t know how to help them. We have nothing left but prayers.”