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25 September 2014

The United States has identified the masked Islamic State militant who murdered two kidnapped American journalists in separate videotaped beheadings, FBI chief James Comey said Thursday. ...

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25 September 2014

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders on Thursday accused Shiite Huthi rebels who have taken near-total control of the Yemeni capital of harassing journalists. ...

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24 September 2014

A Crimean Tatar television channel based on the peninsula under Russian control said on Wednesday it had received a letter from local officials accusing them of extremism and launching a full review of its activities. ...

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21 September 2014

A Bahraini appeals court Sunday confirmed five-year jail terms imposed on nine Shiites, among them a photojournalist and an online activist, for calling for the overthrow of the Sunni monarchy, a judicial source said. ...

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19 September 2014

The US Senate has unanimously approved a bill providing up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of people involved in executing two American journalists murdered by jihadists. ...

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Dave Clark

19 September 2014

A dramatic change of tone in the latest hostage video released by the Islamic State has convinced experts that the jihadist group is isolated and fearful of a US assault. ...

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18 September 2014

The Islamic State group released a video Thursday of a British freelance photojournalist, John Cantlie, in which he says he is being held captive. ...

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15 September 2014

Russia said on Monday it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian soldiers using the portrait of President Vladimir Putin, styled as Hitler, for target practice. ...

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13 September 2014

The families of two journalists beheaded by Islamic State jihadists were both warned by US government officials they could face prosecution if they raised a ransom for their release. ...

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13 September 2014

The United States on Friday denied threatening the family of executed reporter James Foley with prosecution had they raised a ransom for his release, insisting the government did everything possible to bring him home. ...

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