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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
# No Longer Immune
# No Longer Immune

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 1:57 PM 15,986 Views 71 Comments

The European Parliament lifted immunity from prosecution today.

# james-foley - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Islamic State confirms death of Jihadi John in drone strike
# Executioner
# Executioner

Islamic State confirms death of Jihadi John in drone strike

Jan 19th 2016, 10:29 PM 23,785 Views 82 Comments

Mohammed Emwazi was killed in an air strike in November.

# james-foley - Friday 3 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:00 AM 13,692 Views 75 Comments

Foley was killed by the Islamic State in August.

# james-foley - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Sep 27th 2014, 7:56 AM 11,337 Views 42 Comments

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
# Masked Man
# Masked Man

FBI thinks it has identified this Islamic State hostage killer

Sep 25th 2014, 10:00 PM 17,911 Views 70 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 12th 2014, 9:30 AM 11,767 Views 39 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 10th 2014, 11:41 PM 4,730 Views 23 Comments

US President Barack Obama authorised the aid today.

# james-foley - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Obama says he regrets playing golf after James Foley beheading
# Optics
# Optics

Obama says he regrets playing golf after James Foley beheading

Sep 7th 2014, 7:52 PM 36,482 Views 79 Comments

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
# Is

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

Sep 4th 2014, 7:26 AM 7,498 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Strike Back
# Strike Back

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:07 PM 8,460 Views 108 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:27 AM 4,440 Views 92 Comments

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
# Steven Sotloff
# Steven Sotloff

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

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:14 PM 41,913 Views 378 Comments

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

# james-foley - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

WATCH: US politician uses image of James Foley's killer in 'reprehensible' campaign ad
# Dirty Tricks
# Dirty Tricks

WATCH: US politician uses image of James Foley's killer in 'reprehensible' campaign ad

Aug 26th 2014, 10:58 AM 12,557 Views 23 Comments

Just a wee bit tasteless…

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

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

Aug 26th 2014, 10:23 AM 21,391 Views 48 Comments

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
# Freed
# Freed

US hostage released in Syria after two years

Aug 25th 2014, 4:15 PM 15,390 Views 57 Comments

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
# Love
# Love

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

Aug 25th 2014, 8:34 AM 26,274 Views 74 Comments

“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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 113 Views 34 Comments

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
# Breaking The Cycle
# Breaking The Cycle

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 9,495 Views 44 Comments

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

# james-foley - Friday 22 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 38,793 Views 202 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Aug 21st 2014, 4:37 PM 15,173 Views 89 Comments

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?
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

Aug 21st 2014, 10:36 AM 96 Views 45 Comments

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

Poll: Should graphic videos of terrorist acts be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should graphic videos of terrorist acts be banned?

Aug 21st 2014, 9:11 AM 15,897 Views 172 Comments

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

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley
# Special Forces
# Special Forces

US sent mission to try and rescue James Foley

Aug 21st 2014, 8:05 AM 12,961 Views 45 Comments

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
# Execution
# Execution

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

Aug 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 64,439 Views 184 Comments

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
# Execution
# Execution

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

Aug 20th 2014, 9:41 PM 15,544 Views 95 Comments

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
# Digital Age
# Digital Age

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

Aug 20th 2014, 8:00 PM 664 Views 87 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Aug 20th 2014, 9:23 AM 18,729 Views 221 Comments

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
# James Foley
# James Foley

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

Aug 19th 2014, 11:18 PM 30,396 Views 23 Comments

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
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:01 PM 5,791 Views 8 Comments

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.