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Islamic State demands $6.6mn ransom for female American hostage
Islamic State militants are holding a third American hostage, a 26-year-old humanitarian worker kidnapped last year in Syria. The jihadist group is demanding a ransom of $6.6 million and the release of a Muslim woman from a US prison.

26.08.2014 15:18

'Bad Boys' jihadist cell could be key to identifying UK militant who killed Foley
Five men who left Britain in October last year have been shown on CCTV footage leaving the UK to join the Islamic State under the guise of taking a vacation in Turkey. One of the men could now be the key to identifying James Foley’s murderer.

26.08.2014 11:09

UK jihadists don’t warrant reactionary legal overhaul – former MI6 director
Britain should refrain from a reactionary legislative overhaul sparked by an unproven domestic threat of British militants fighting in Iraq and Syria, warns a former MI6 director of global counter-terrorism.

26.08.2014 09:19

Father of suspected 'Jihadi John' awaiting trial for bombing embassies, was a bin Laden lieutenant
The father of the man suspected to be ‘Jihadi John,’ who beheaded journalist James Foley, is awaiting trial in New York for the bombing of two US embassies, which killed a total of 224. He is also accused of being a top lieutenant for Osama bin Laden.

25.08.2014 17:01

'Guilty until proven innocent': Boris Johnson suspicious of any Briton traveling to Iraq, Syria
London Mayor Boris Johnson has stated that a “minor” law should be changed: Any British national traveling to Iraq and Syria should be presumed guilty, rather than innocent, according to Johnson.

25.08.2014 14:41

‘And give us this day our daily Evil’
The prayer of the news’ lords has been granted: we finally have the ISIS.

25.08.2014 12:27

‘Sponsored by West ISIS will become a nightmare for the entire world’
ISIS is worse than Al-Qaeda, it is not going to stay just in Syria and Iraq, they are going to come everywhere where they can create violence, havoc, and they would do anything, Imam Syed Soharwardy of Calgary told RT.

25.08.2014 09:23

Britain plans new laws to tackle home-grown jihadists
The UK home secretary, Theresa May,said Saturday the UK will strengthen laws to deal with British Islamic militants travelling to the Middle East to fight for IS, after a video indicated a Briton was behind the beheading of US journalist James Foley.

23.08.2014 19:06

UN urges intl’ community to save Iraqi town besieged by ISIS
The UN special representative to Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, has called on the international community to prevent “possible massacre” in the northern town of Amerli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for two months.

23.08.2014 15:11

US considers broad military action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria – report
As the US has acknowledged that the Islamic State group is a greater threat than Al-Qaeda, the White House is reportedly seeking domestic legal justification at home to use unlimited military force against the Sunni extremists in Iraq and Syria.

23.08.2014 04:57

Iraq’s Sunnis halt govt talks after 68 killed in gunmen attack on mosque
Gunmen opened fire inside a Sunni mosque in Iraq’s eastern Diyala Province, killing at least 68 people, Reuters said citing medical officials. As Shia militia were blamed for the incident, Sunni politicians withdrew from talks on forming a new government.

22.08.2014 13:31

‘US realizing that ISIS getting stronger is bad alternative to Assad’
If the United States is to really degrade the capability of ISIS it needs to be done not only in Iraq but also in Syria, Max Abrahms, professor at Northeastern University, told RT.

22.08.2014 12:44

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