Steven Sotloff

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A barbarous execution

It was not just that Steven Sotloff would die, but the calculated brutality of his death that was so appalling: barbarous, almost medieval, in public (...)

Journalist Steven Sotloff. The revelation of his Israeli citizenship was disclosed by the country’s foreign ministry yesterday morning a tweet that said: “Cleared for publication: Steven Sotloff was Israel citizen RIP.” Photograph: EPA/Mazen Mahdi
Sotloff had dual US-Israeli citizenship
  • UK
  • September 4, 2014, 01:00

Steven Sotloff, the kidnapped journalist beheaded by Islamic State, was a dual Israeli-US citizen who had managed to hide his second nationality fr(...)

 A video purportedly showing the decapitation of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the second American to be executed by the militant extremist group. Photograph: Islamic State via Reuters TV/Reuters

A video has been posted online purporting to show the decapitation of journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the second Ame(...)

Peter Theo Curtis, a US writer and journalist, who was reportedly released by a militant group in Syria after nearly two years of captivity. Photograph: EPA

An American writer released this week from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother said (...)

An Islamic State militant uses announces to residents of Taqba city that Tabqa air base has fallen to his group. Photograph: Reuters

Senior Republicans yesterday called for expanded air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and for the first time in Syria, to destroy th(...)

A man holds up a sign in memory of US journalist James Foley during a protest against the Assad regime in Syria in Times Square in New York. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Britain is close to identifying a suspected British national shown beheading American journalist James Foley in a video released by Islamic State mil(...)

Journalist: James Foley films an attack on Muammar Gadafy’s home in Sirte, Libya, in 2011. Photograph:  John Cantlie/Getty

They had spent many dark months together, at times shackled to one another by their youthful captors, several of whom taunted them with European accen(...)

Kurdish peshmerga fighters stand guard at Mosul Dam in northern Iraq yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal

US air strikes against Islamic State extremists in Iraq continued as intelligence agencies on both sides of the Atlantic worked to identify the Bri(...)

Journalist James Foley was on assignment for Boston-based website Global Post and the Agence France-Presse when he was taken hostage at a checkpoint in northern Syria in November 2012. Photograph: AP Photo

James Foley, the US photojournalist who has been beheaded by the so-called Islamic State, was an avid reader of the Koran who wanted to promote dia(...)

James Foley: the journalist came from an Irish-American family in Rochester, New Hampshire. Photograph: AP Photo/Steven Senne, File

UK intelligence agencies are seeking the identity of the masked man with an English accent who was filmed beheading US journalist James Foley in Syr(...)

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