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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 9, 2014 4:54PM ET
White House spokesperson Josh Earnest refuted the claim, "Based on the information that has been provided to me, I don't believe that is accurate."
Sep 9, 2014 8:22AM ET
Speaking with Anderson Cooper on Monday, the spokesman for Steven Sotloff's family said that the journalist was believed to have been sold to the group by Syrian rebels for as much as $50,000.
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 4, 2014 5:20PM ET
As the body is missing, the memorial service will serve as a makeshift funeral.
Sep 4, 2014 11:35AM ET
While Barfi urges for al-Baghdadi to respond, it is unlikely the leader will do so directly. Al-Baghdadi has been called "the invisible sheikh" because he appears so rarely.
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 3, 2014 9:02AM ET
Sotloff was a freelance journalist working in Syria at the time of his disappearance. He is both an American and Israeli citizen.
Sep 3, 2014 7:16AM ET
As President Obama confirmed the authenticity of the video showing the execution of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIL, an Israeli spokesman revealed that Sotloff held dual American-Israeli citizenship.
Sep 3, 2014 12:34AM ET
The third hostage is identified as David Cawthorne Haines in the subtitle of the video, a British citizen.
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 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 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 4:11PM ET
Sotloff was taken hostage on August 4, 2013 by ISIL, but his disappearance was subject to a media blackout until now.