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James Foley Backlash: US Continues to Bombard Isis Despite Threat to Kill Second Journalist Steven Sotloff
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A US official has confirmed that American fighter jets and drones
have carried out nearly a dozen air strikes on Isis (known as the Islamic State)
positions in northern Iraq in spite of the terror group's threat to kill a second
American journalist in retaliation for further strikes.

The Islamic terrorists released a barbaric YouTube video which showed the
beheading of US journalist James Foley, who had been held captive since 2012.

The video also showed Time journalist Steven Sotloff and one of the group's
militants, who threatened to kill the writer if air strikes continued.

The official, who was not authorised to discuss the ongoing operation
publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said that the airstrikes were
targeting the areas surrounding the Mosul Dam in order to aid the Iraqi and
Kurdish troops that had recently recaptured the strategically-important

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Added: Aug-20-2014 Occurred On: Aug-20-2014
By: Legionnaire77
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