Steve Sotloff

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Life in a war zone: wounded children at a clinic in Douma. Photograph: Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty

Few war reporters have described the sights, sounds and smells of war as vividly as Janine di Giovanni, whose new book, The Morning They Came for Us: (...)

Mohammed Emwazi, or ‘Jihadi John’: according to a school yearbook, he was a fan of Manchester United and the band S Club 7, and his ambition was to become a football player. Photograph: Site Intel Group/Reuters

He was neither a military commander nor a political leader in the so-called Islamic State (IS), but Mohammed Emwazi, or “Jihadi John”, was the most fa(...)

Peter Theo Curtis:  in an undated still frame taken from video courtesy of Al Jazeera: he was abducted near the Syria-Turkey border in October 2012. Photograph: Reuters/Al Jazeera

An American journalist held captive for nearly two years by al-Qaeda’s official branch in Syria has been freed. The journalist, Peter Theo Curt(...)