The fact that the failed rescue operations of US hostages in Syria were revealed to the public is abnormal, and at face value gives away operational information, a national security expert and vice president of the Heritage Foundation told RIA Novosti Thursday.Add comments
- 23:54 21/08/2014
On this day a year ago, almost 1,500 people were killed by chemical weapons in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of the Syrian capital, Damascus. The US intelligence placed the blame on government forces. Damascus denied the allegation.
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Militants of the Islamic State (IS) group pressed the United States for a $100 million ransom for the release of US journalist James Foley, whose execution was later taped and video was released on the Internet, The New York Times reported, citing a representative of Foley’s family.
- 12:36 21/08/2014
International police organization Interpol secretary general Ronald Noble decisively condemned the murder of US journalist James Foley in a statement released Thursday, calling for a global response to the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS).
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- 11:49 21/08/2014
Earlier this summer, the US government attempted to rescue journalist James Foley together with other US hostages in Syria but failed to achieve its goal, a US official was quoted as saying by Reuters.
- 10:49 21/08/2014
Twitter has suspended accounts that shared graphic images of the alleged beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley by an ISIS fighter, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced in a tweet on Wednesday.
- 03:53 21/08/2014
The US authorities are not planning to release details on the recent operation, aimed at rescuing American citizens held captive by the Islamic State militants in Syria, the Assistant to the US President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism said.
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The idea of gathering the Syrian opposition for consultations in Moscow is “pure theory,” and impossible to implement in practice, Syrian National Reconciliation Minister Ali Haidar told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
- 17:38 20/08/2014
The Council of the Syrian Tribes hopes that representatives of the Syrian National Coalition, a coalition of opposition groups, will take part in the upcoming pan-Syrian conference in order to facilitate reconciliation in the war-torn country, the council’s spokesperson, Abbas Habib, said Wednesday.
- 17:03 20/08/2014
French President Francois Hollande said he would organize conference on security in Iraq and Syria as well as actions against the Islamic State (IS) during an exclusive interview with Le Monde, Reuters reported Wednesday.
- 15:54 20/08/2014
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond claims a video showing the beheading of an American journalist by an Islamic State (IS) militant with a British accent has heightened his awareness of IS recruits hailing from the United Kingdom, BBC news reported Wednesday.
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