Sep 23, 2014 11:22AM ET
British hostage John Cantlie has once again appeared in an ISIS video, detailing their views on the western media and airstrikes in Islamic State held territory.
Sep 22, 2014 8:51AM ET
Alan Henning's wife gave her first public comment since her husband's life was threatened in a video released by the Islamic State.
Sep 18, 2014 10:35AM ET
A British journalist has become the mouthpiece for propaganda of the Islamic State.
Sep 15, 2014 6:20PM ET
Henning was a very dedicated volunteer aid worker, his friend noted that Henning has a large tattoo on his arm that reads "Aid For Syria."
Sep 13, 2014 6:30PM ET
In a message directed at the United Kingdom, one British Hostage is murdered and another is threatened.
Sep 12, 2014 2:27PM ET
The threats came directly from a military officer with the National Security Council.
Sep 5, 2014 10:16AM ET
Haines is a British citizen and a security manager, whereas the last two hostages were American journalists.
Sep 5, 2014 7:12AM ET
According to a former top NSA official, Islamic State fighters have managed to avoid detection by American intelligence apparatuses because of protocols released in the Edward Snowden leak.
Sep 4, 2014 6:16PM ET
British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken a strong stance on the situation with ISIL.
Sep 3, 2014 4:41PM ET
As we seek to divine the intentions of ISIL in releasing its vile propaganda, let's keep a little perspective.
Sep 2, 2014 1:17PM ET
ISIL has released a video allegedly showing the beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
Aug 28, 2014 4:17PM ET
According to reports, ISIL fighters waterboarded its Western hostages during the early part of their captivity.
Aug 27, 2014 1:36PM ET
On Wednesday, Shirley Sotloff released a videotaped plea to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIL and the self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State, asking for her son's release.
Aug 26, 2014 7:24PM ET
Qatar has been a key player in negotiation talks between terrorist organizations and the U.S.
Aug 26, 2014 1:51PM ET
ISIL has identified a third American hostage, a 26-year-old American woman who had been doing humanitarian relief work in Syria before being kidnapped a year ago.
Aug 25, 2014 11:32AM ET
In the video of his beheading, ISIL forced him use his last breaths to blame his death on America. What follows are his real last words.
Aug 24, 2014 5:58PM ET
Source in the U.K. and U.S. think an aspiring rapper-turned-jihadist fighter is the man they are looking for in Syria.
Aug 24, 2014 2:08PM ET
An American journalist kidnapped nearly two years ago has been freed in Syria and handed over to UN representatives, after Qatari mediation helped lead to his release.
Aug 22, 2014 7:48PM ET
Though John wears black robes and covers his face in the video, his distinct accent, eyes, height, and hands are being used to identify him.
Aug 22, 2014 2:36PM ET
Deputy National Security Adviser Benjamin Rhodes had a blunt message for ISIL: "If you come after Americans, we're going to come after you, wherever you are."
Aug 22, 2014 9:51AM ET
GlobalPost, Foley's employer, says they only received two communications from the terrorist group, one of which came last week.
Aug 22, 2014 8:25AM ET
Beyond funding, the scholarship will also provide a mentoring program. The program will be staffed by Foley's family and friends.
Aug 21, 2014 4:50PM ET
"This operation was a flawless operation," Hagel said, "but the hostages were not there."
Aug 21, 2014 4:11PM ET
Sotloff was taken hostage on August 4, 2013 by ISIL, but his disappearance was subject to a media blackout until now.
Aug 21, 2014 3:08PM ET
The Wire spoke with Chris Voss, a 24-year veteran of the FBI and Gary Noesner who had a 30-year career as an FBI negotiator.
Aug 21, 2014 12:57PM ET
Though complete details about Foley's suspected whereabouts have not been disclosed by authorities, anonymous sources and former hostages have helped fill the gaps in his story.
Aug 21, 2014 11:32AM ET
With the Islamic State having killed one American hostage and threatening to kill another, The Wire spoke with Gary Sick, who served on the White House team during the Iranian hostage crisis.
Aug 21, 2014 10:26AM ET
Nicolas Henin, another journalist who was taken hostage by ISIL, revealed new details about his time captivity with Foley.
Aug 21, 2014 6:43AM ET
The radical Sunni group had previously attempted to ransom Foley for 100 million euros.
Aug 20, 2014 6:39PM ET
Officials have said earlier this summer, military special forces were sent into Syria to rescue American citizens being held captive by ISIS.