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#James Foley

# james-foley - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Marine Le Pen could be prosecuted for tweeting photos of Islamic State killings

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# james-foley - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Islamic State confirms death of Jihadi John in drone strike

Mohammed Emwazi was killed in an air strike in November.

# james-foley - Friday 3 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’ve made it to Friday. Good work. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

The parents of beheaded journalist James Foley are on the Late Late Show tonight

Foley was killed by the Islamic State in August.

# james-foley - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?

# james-foley - Thursday 25 September, 2014

FBI thinks it has identified this Islamic State hostage killer

The head of the FBI won’t be telling us who they think the person is.

# james-foley - Friday 12 September, 2014

Mother of killed James Foley felt like "annoyance" to US government

Diane Foley said her family was warned it would be charged if it tried to raise ransom money to free James.

# james-foley - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

US authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS

US President Barack Obama authorised the aid today.

# james-foley - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Obama says he regrets playing golf after James Foley beheading

The President was criticised in the press after being pictured smiling while playing golf after making a public statement about the journalist’s death.

# james-foley - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Steven Sotloff's family speak out for the first time since his death Is

Steven Sotloff's family speak out for the first time since his death

“He ultimately sacrificed his life to bring their story to the world.”

# james-foley - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists

Terrorism experts say the group is not as strong as pre-911 Al-Qaeda.

'A despicable crime': UN chief slams murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff

The White House has confirmed that the video showing Sotloff’s beheading is authentic.

# james-foley - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

US journalist Steven Sotloff 'beheaded by Islamic State' in newly released video

Sotloff appeared in the video in which James Foley was killed.

# james-foley - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…

# james-foley - Monday 25 August, 2014

US hostage released in Syria after two years

Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been released in the Golan Heights region.

James Foley wrote a letter to his family while in captivity and it's beautiful

“Dreams of family and friends take me away and happiness fills my heart.”

# james-foley - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

# james-foley - Saturday 23 August, 2014

To pay or not to pay? James Foley's death underscores an agonising dilemma

It is estimated that terrorists net about $120m between 2004 and 2012 in ransoms.

# james-foley - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Before you launch into the last day of the week, here’s everything you need to know.

Read the chilling email IS militants sent to James Foley's parents

The email says the militant group will “not stop until we quench our thirst for your blood”.

# james-foley - Thursday 21 August, 2014

ISIS militants holding James Foley captive asked for a ransom of $100m

Foley’s family were in e-mail contact with those holding him.

Debate Room: Was the New York Post's front page photo of James Foley unethical?

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

Poll: Should graphic videos of terrorist acts be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should graphic videos of terrorist acts be banned?

YouTube and Twitter have been removing footage of James Foley’s execution in Syria.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you get your Thursday started.

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

Sadly, the journalist was killed by ISIS earlier this week.

# james-foley - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Video of journalist James Foley being beheaded is authentic, says White House

Twitter has said it will suspend users who post clips of the video online.

ISIS is a 'cancer' which 'has no place in the 21st century' - Obama

The US president said the entire world was appalled by the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.

Opinion: James Foley's death shows that graphic, unregulated footage is just a click away

Are the general public ready for the stark reality of raw, amateur content – often from war zones – to be part of their mainstream media publications and broadcasts?

James Foley's family asks kidnappers to spare hostages after video of alleged beheading

Diane Foley says the family has “never been prouder of our son Jim”.

# james-foley - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Islamic State releases video claiming to show beheading of US journalist James Foley

Foley has been missing since being kidnapped in Syria in 2012.

# james-foley - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing

James Foley went missing six weeks ago but news of his kidnap is only emerging now after his family broke their silence. It is the second time he has been kidnapped in recent years.