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Islamic State beheads second captive soldier from Lebanon

Sep 07, 2014

Islamic State beheads second captive soldier from Lebanon

Medlej would be the second captive Lebanese soldier killed by the Islamic State group, underscoring the grave challenges that face the ill-equipped Lebanese military as it fends off an unprecedented jihadi threat from Syria-based militants. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #Lebanon #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis
Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

Aug 25, 2014

Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

ROME/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic State fighters. "We do pray, we beg the international community to help the remaining hostages," his mother, Diane Foley, said in an interview with her husband, John, on MSNBC. "We just pray that they will be set free." Their plea comes after a long conversation with Pope Francis, who the Vatican said called the couple on Thursday afternoon to offer his condolences and support #Syria #Islam #Lebanon #militants #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #US airstrikes #James Foley #Slain journalist #strife #war-torn

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Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

Sep 05, 2014

Alarmed by regional threat, Lebanon's Christians take up arms

Every day around sunset, dozens of residents of this small Lebanese Christian village on the border carry their automatic rifles and deploy on surrounding hills, taking up positions and laying ambushes in case Muslim extremists from neighboring Syria...
Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

Sep 12, 2014

Calgary mom alleges ex-husband abducted son, 7, to live in Lebanon

A Calgary mother has turned to authorities in Canada to help compel the return of her seven-year-old son after her ex-husband's alleged refusal to bring the child back from Lebanon. Parental abduction cases involving Lebanon can be notoriously diffic... #Canada #Calgary
Foley family celebrates his life, prays for hostages

Sep 04, 2014

Lebanon struggles to address captive troops crisis

Lebanon's government is forming a crisis committee to handle the case of some two dozen members of the security forces held captive by Syrian militants amid escalating criticism over the authorities' response to the hostage affair, an official said T... #Canada #Calgary