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Sotloff was sold to ISIS by ‘moderate’ Syrian rebel group, family spokesman says
Slain American journalist Steven Sotloff was sold to Islamic State militants before they eventually beheaded him, a spokesperson for the man’s family now claims.

09.09.2014 14:31

‘Brand suicide’: Companies sharing name with ISIS forced to rebrand
ISIS has become an uncomfortable term for both companies and people sharing their name with the terrorist group operating in Iraq and Syria. The situation has left many with no choice but to change their brand or get the media to stop using the word ISIS.

09.09.2014 03:27

State Dept. attempt to fight ISIS online with gruesome videos brings backlash
The US State Department recently released a propaganda video in English to counter gains made by the Internet-savvy militant group Islamic State. Yet the use of the extremist’s own violent footage may have the opposite effect, critics say.

08.09.2014 14:06

​British ISIS women form 'sharia police' force – report
British females fighting with the ‘Islamic State’ militant group are operating a ‘sharia police force’ that punishes activities deemed ‘un-Islamic’, a leading think tank says.

08.09.2014 12:24

​‘Jihadi John’s’ identity could be revealed in a few days
British and American authorities say they know the identity of the Islamic State (IS) hostage executioner “Jihadi John,” and are poised to reveal who he is within days, the Mirror reports.

08.09.2014 08:25

Obama vows to ‘hunt down’ Islamic State militants
US President Obama plans to address the nation on Wednesday, promising to “hunt down” Islamic State extremists “wherever they are,” he told NBC's Meet the Press. The address will take place one day before the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

07.09.2014 19:56

Boston graduate may be behind Islamic State’s online propaganda campaign
A US citizen and computer wiz raised in a wealthy Boston family is allegedly one of the masterminds behind the Islamic State propaganda being posted on social networks. It is aimed at recruiting new followers and riling up enemies of the militant group.

07.09.2014 15:00

60% of Britons in favor of military action against Islamic State
Almost two thirds of Britons would support military action against the Islamic State in Iraq, according to a poll. The survey also showed the public want tougher laws for terror suspects at home and to prevent British jihadists from returning to the UK.

07.09.2014 11:23

‘Cameron must cooperate with Putin and Assad to defeat ISIS’ – former defense chief
Lord Richards, a former British defence chief, has advised David Cameron to form an unlikely alliance with Assad’s Syrian regime, Moscow and Iranian authorities to defeat Islamic State (IS) militants.

05.09.2014 12:40

‘Forced’ to fight: Disillusioned British jihadists afraid to come home
British jihadists in Syria are becoming increasingly disenchanted with their military pursuits in the region and wish to return to their homeland, it has emerged.

05.09.2014 08:27

​'A fantastic man and father': British hostage's life threatened by ISIS
A hostage from Britain currently under threat of execution by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants was formerly an aid worker who spent years helping to rebuild post-war communities in the Balkans.

04.09.2014 09:17

ISIS threatens to 'liberate' Chechnya and Caucasus
Islamic State jihadists in Syria have made a video threatening to bring the Russian republic of Chechnya into their self-proclaimed caliphate, after capturing Russian-made planes in Syria. The viral video drew an angry response from the Chechen leader.

03.09.2014 15:39

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