“He’s an innocent journalist.”
Agency investigators said both insurgents and the country’s government should face trial at the International Criminal Court.
The extremist Islamic State group kidnapped the humanitarian worker in Syria last year.
“The circumstances are different entirely [this time],” said Rep. Trent Franks.
“I remember so many great family times that take me away from this prison.”
Peter Theo Curtis was abducted by al-Nusrah Front in 2012.
A suicide bomber and gunmen attacked worshippers during Friday prayers.
“It is believed that those behind this attack are Jordanians and Americans,” the activist wrote on Facebook.
James Foley is just the latest photojournalist to be killed while covering the world’s most dangerous wars. Here we look at some of his fellow journalists and their work.
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.
Journalists and colleagues have been sharing memories of James Foley, known as Jim to his friends.
Updated: Family grieved Tuesday for James Wright Foley, who was kidnapped in November 2012 in Syria. In the video, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, indicates the killing is a response to recent American operations in Iraq.
“To be free. Such a thing would be greater than all the magic and all the treasures in the world.”
The Nowruz refugee camp in Syria has grown from 100 to 12,000 in four days, according to the International Rescue Committee.
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 path of least resistance.
Obama strikes ISIS in Iraq — but so far shows no signs of wanting to do the same in Syria.
Some on Twitter reacted angrily to Wednesday’s suspension of the two men, who had a combined total follower count of over 750,000.
Syrians who knew Moner Mohammad Abusalha recall when the American first arrived: “When we received him, we were shocked. He didn’t look like a fighter at all.”
“I stress that the terrorist threat here in this country has not changed. Nevertheless, it is as high it has ever been.”
“Our partner in death, Gaza, we are sick of dying in vain.”
Photojournalist Ben Taub has spent the last two summers on the Turkish-Syrian border, recording the lives of civilians caught up in the conflict in Syria. Contains graphic images.
“Bloody hell become a terrorist… wat a ripper bloody unreal”.
“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?”
The U.S. government is one of the world’s biggest buyers of AK-47s and other Soviet bloc weapons, which it has poured into Afghanistan, Iraq, and other hot spots. An exclusive look at a strange string of U.S.-backed arms deals.
“This is a big problem … I am very angry — because I’m human. This is not fair warfare.”
The al-Qaeda-linked group Al-Nusra Front claims that American citizen Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, who grew up in Florida, carried out a suicide bombing in the city of Idlib, Syria on May 25.
“We don’t have months. We have days.”
One includes the caption: “Daddy, where is this man taking me? Is it to the park?”