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Timeline of events in Syrian city of Raqqa, once IS capital
Timeline of events in Syria's city of Raqqa, known as Islamic State group's de facto capital
ISIS leader Baghdadi may have been killed in strike: Russian military
Russia's military said on Friday that one of its airstrikes in Syria late last month may have killed the leader of ISIS, although the U.S. military says it cannot confirm the claim.
Trump Attacks Media in Address to Troops
Donald Trump told troops at U.S. Central Command in Florida that "the very dishonest press does not want to report" acts of terrorism.
UK Hostage John Cantlie in New ISIS Video Says Airstrikes Caused Mosul Suffering
ISIS released a new, hastily-produced video today using one of its last known western hostages – British journalist John Cantlie, who hasn't been seen since a video appearance five months ago – making coerced statements from the rubble of besieged Mosul, Iraq at the site of an apparent coalition
US Hostage Kayla Mueller's Foundation Finally Receives Obama Donation
President Obama finally mailed a donation by check to the family foundation set up to further the humanitarian goals of slain American hostage Kayla Mueller , after ABC News reported that for more than a year a private presidential promise went unfulfilled. The Obamas' check for the Kayla's Hands
Emails Show ISIS Appeared Eager to Release Kayla Mueller for Ransom, Expert Says
Even after a failed U.S. Special Forces hostage rescue mission in Syria, the launch of hundreds of coalition airstrikes and the subsequent video beheadings of three hostages, ISIS offered hope to Carl and Marsha Mueller that made them believe paying a ransom could still bring their captive daughter
Kayla Mueller Part 4: Ransom Deadline Approaches
Reporter: It was two years ago this summer that Americans were hearing about Isis for the first time, as its leader Abu Bakr Al baghdadi emerged from the shadows, presenting a threat that was now greater than Al Qaeda. But there was no mention in the news of the American hostages, Kayla Mueller,
President Obama Broke Promise for Charity Donation, ISIS Hostage Family Says
President Obama will make a financial contribution to a memorial foundation for slain ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller, the White House said today, but a spokesperson couldn’t explain why he hasn’t donated in the 17 months since her parents say he made a heartfelt pledge to them. Obama spokesperson Josh
Kayla Mueller in Captivity: Courage, Selflessness as She Defended Christian Faith to ISIS Executioner 'Jihadi John'
American hostage Kayla Mueller was tortured, verbally abused, forced into slave labor for ISIS commanders in Syria and raped by the group’s top leader, but her fellow hostages say she never surrendered hope, selflessly put the welfare of fellow captives above her own and even stood up to
Book Excerpt: 'The ISIS Hostage: One Man’s True Story of 13 Months in Captivity'
A new book published this month is a dramatic account of the kidnapping and torture of Danish freelance photographer, Daniel Rye Ottosen, held hostage by ISIS in a Syrian oil refinery-turned-prison in one small room with Americans James Foley , Steven Sotloff and Petter Kassig and next to American