ISIS Hostages News
How ISIS uses the internet to target young Americans for recruitment: Part 3
Jaelyn Delshaun Young and Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla both pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
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.
ISIS counting on anti-Muslim backlash 'to sharpen the divide,' experts warn
As ISIS claims responsibility for one attack after another, experts warn that understanding the terrorist group’s geopolitical, ideological and religious motivations are crucial to stopping it. The U.S.-backed military offensive to retake ISIS-held areas of Iraq and Syria, coupled with propaganda
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
Convicted College Grad Says Trying to Join ISIS Was 'More About Helping Others'
In his first interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer today, Muhammad Dakhlalla, the 24-year-old former honor student now in prison for trying to join ISIS , said the terrorist videos he'd watched with girlfriend Jaelyn Young seemed to promise a life of service and certainty. "These propaganda videos
Life After ISIS : One Girl's Story From Slavery to Freedom
Julia arrived in Stockholm looking like any other typical Western teenage girl. An embroidered blue backpack slung over her arm, rhinestone-encrusted sandals sparkling on her feet, and a butterfly clip pulling her long hair back from her big brown eyes. She is petite, barely five feet tall, and
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's Hands' Live on in Playground Dedicated to Murdered ISIS Hostage
The rain stopped in Prescott, Arizona, this morning, just in time for Kayla Mueller 's family to cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art playground erected to honor her as a selfless humanitarian both in her life as an aid worker and in her captivity and death as an ISIS hostage. In minutes,