James Foley

British Hostage Fronts Extraordinary Islamic State Propaganda Video

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

An extraordinary new propaganda video has been published showing a British journalist held hostage by Islamic State in Syria appearing to defend the t...

The Case for Ignoring Isis' Killings

Joe Dyke | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Politics
Joe Dyke

Put simply, it may be better to downplay these murders than to allow them to dominate the narrative. This is far from a simple task - especially as the nature of social media has (rightly) weakened the ability of news organisations to control the debate. But any serious assessment of policy must recognise that this violence is a tool and Western policymakers are being manipulated into making rash judgements.

ISIS' Use of Social Media Is Not Surprising; Its Sophisticated Digital Strategy Is

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The recent migration of many jihadist organizations to social media reflects a desire to expand their targeted audience one step further. Password-protected forums - up until recently the main virtual gathering place for al-Qaeda supporters - made content particularly difficult to access for wannabe jihadists, while also representing a common target for the security services' disruption efforts.

British Islamic State Hostage 'Executed'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK

David Haines, the British hostage being held by Islamic State (IS), has been beheaded in a new video released by the terrorist group, it has been repo...

Mystery Over Timing Of Steven Sotloff Killing As Video Release Catches IS On The Hop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

Questions have been raised over the editing and timing of the videoed beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff, with speculation mounting that the ki...

Cameron To Chair Emergency Meeting Over British IS Hostage

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

David Cameron is convening the government's Cobra emergency committee after Islamic State (IS) beheaded a second US journalist - and warned a British ...

Cameron Condemns Steven Sotloff 'Beheading' As 'Barbaric'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

David Cameron has condemned as "despicable and barbaric" the apparent slaughter of a second US journalist by Islamic State (IS) extremists - as it eme...

ISIS Release Video Purporting To Show Beheading Of US Reporter Steven Sotloff

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

An internet video has been released purporting to show the beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State (IS) group. The film, which ha...

Miliband Urges 'Mandatory De-Radicalisation Programme'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has proposed radical action to stop young Britons being drawn to extremist ideology, in a stark warning that tougher measures are needed t...

'Please Release My Child': Mother's Heartwrenching Plea To Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

The mother of a TIME journalist whose life was been threatened by his Islamic State captives has made a heartwrenching plea for her son's return. S...

Every Friday, ISIS Carry Out 'Executions, Amputations And Mock Crucifixions'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists in parts of Syria are carrying out regular amputations, lashings, public executions and mock crucifixions, according to...

Facebook 'Must Rethink Stance On Beheading Videos'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech

A safety adviser for Facebook has called on the social network to rethink how it deals with images of gruesome executions and injuries. The news co...

Say No to Atrocity Porn

Melanie Jones | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK
Melanie Jones

The British broadcast media thinks nothing of showing graphic photos of death - with a little rider that some people mind find them disturbing or upsetting of course. Damn right I do! So here's an idea. Don't show them.

Disturbing Pictures Emerge Of 'James Foley Execution Re-Enacted By Child'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

Disturbing images have emerged of a young child appearing to emulate “Jihad John,” the British Islamic State militant who allegedly beheaded Ameri...

Clegg Attacks BoJo's James Foley Comments

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has been criticised by Nick Clegg for calling for "draconian" new laws to stop British people joining the Islamist terrorists of Islamic...

Why We Shouldn't Ban the Video of James Foley's Murder

Louise Bond | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK
Louise Bond

watch, download or share a video, people will not watch it, download it, or share it. Surely, we have enough experience of the internet by now to know that this is simply not the case?

This Is Everything We Know About Where James Foley Was Beheaded

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

A video and photo analyst from Leicester believes he has pinpointed the exact location of the beheading of journalist James Foley, based on exhaustive...

James Foley's Murder Probably Didn't Happen The Way The Jihadis Want You To Think

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Politics

The British jihadi being blamed for beheading US journalist James Foley may not have been responsible as the video depicting it could have been edited...

'Come Along With a Bunker Buster': BoJo's Solution To James Foley's Murderer

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has said he wants the reportedly British jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley to be killed in a bomb attack. The May...

Who Is The Hip Hop Jihadi Linked With Foley's Murder? 9 Things We Know

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK

A rapper from west London is a key suspect linked with the murder of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State radicals in Iraq. Abdel-Majed Abdel...

Has James Foley's Killer Been Identified?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK

Security services have reportedly identified the British jihadi who butchered US journalist James Foley. The Sunday Times quoted (£) "senior gover...

'Asbos For Extremists' To Combat British Jihadists

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Politics

The Home Secretary is to bring in new laws to tackle British extremists, warning that the security threat to the UK will continue "for decades." In...

A Military Veteran Decided To Write ISIS A 'Subtle' Letter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

A military veteran has penned a scathing letter to the Islamic State militants in the Middle East, denouncing their brutal reign of terror in the wake...

Calling Islamists 'Deranged and Deluded' Avoids the Real Issue

Denis MacShane | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

Every time something cruel happens, the reflex is go into the rattle bag of clichés of condemnation. What that does is prevent serious thought about the politics and ideology behind the decision to fly a plane into the World Trade Centre, murder Daniel Pearl in Pakistan because he was Jewish, and now butcher James Foley because he was American.

Why I As a Muslim, Will Not Apologize For Foley's Death

Fila Magnus | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK
Fila Magnus

This group who claims to be speaking for all Muslims, truly isn't. They don't speak for me. And I have given them no right to represent me, I have given no approval, in the actions of what they're doing. None of what they do, is complacent to the rules of Islam, none of what they do, signifies Islam in any way. In short - THEY. ARE. NOT. MUSLIMS.