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Ex-Hostage: Jihadi John Told Us How We Would Die

Militant touched his blade to their throats, told them of pain

(Newser) - Long before Jihadi John ever slit the throats of a series of hostages in the desert outside Raqqa, he told them exactly what it would be like . He whispered in their ears, touched their jugulars with his sword, and told them how they would die. "He caressed my neck... More »

Trapped French Journalists Escape Syria

Edith Bouvier, William Daniels arrive in Lebanon

(Newser) - After being trapped for more than a week in Homs, a pair of French journalists have been smuggled out of Syria. "Edith Bouvier and William Daniels are currently safe on Lebanese territory and will within moments be under the protection of our embassy in Beirut," Nicolas Sarkozy told... More »

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