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ISIS extremists murder second reporter

“Islamic State” jihadists have murdered a second American reporter, releasing another video Tuesday showing a masked militant with a British accent cutting the throat of a US captive.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama orders 350 more US troops to Baghdad—White House

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered another 350 US troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff there, the White House said.

“The president authorized the Department of Defense to fulfill a Department of State request for approximately 350 additional US military personnel to protect our diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad, Iraq,” a statement said.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

In this file still image from an undated video released by Islamic State militants on Aug. 19, 2014, purports to show American journalist Steven Sotloff being held by the militant group. An Internet video purporting to show the beheading of Sotloff by the Islamic State group was posted online Tuesday, Sept. 2. AP FILE PHOTO

An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued US airstrikes in Iraq.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

In this image made from an undated cartoon broadcast on state-run al-Iraqiya TV in Iraq, a cartoon character, shown with an Arabic word meaning member or supporter of the Islamic State group, and "ISIS" the outdated acronym of the group, appears before a cartoon show. AP Photo/al-Iraqiya

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he’s fired it backward at his leader.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Angelina Jolie calls for new bid to end Syria war

A handout picture made available by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on February 24, 2014 shows US actress and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie talking to a young Syrian refugee on February 23, 2014 at a refugee camp near the Lebanese village of Zahle in the Bekaa valley. Jolie was on a trhee-day visit to Lebanon. AFP PHOTO /HO /UNHCR/A.MCCONEELL

The Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie called Friday for a new bid to bring peace to Syria which she said was destabilizing the whole region and bringing misery to millions.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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