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The video, titled 'A Message to America', was released a day after Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that has overrun large parts of Iraq, threatened to attack Americans 'in any place'. U.S. officials said they were working to determine the video's authenticity

James Foley beheading sparks international manhunt for 'John' the British jihadist

The militant can be heard speaking with a London accent in video footage

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The deaths of three teenagers in June sparked present conflict

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James Foley beheading: US forces tried to rescue hostages in failed secret mission

Isis 'demanded a ransom' for the journalists

The video, titled 'A Message to America', was released a day after Islamic State threatened to attack Americans 'in any place'

James Foley beheading: Police 'could have narrowed hunt for killer to very small group of people'

Scotland Yard has joined the international manhunt for the killers of James Foley, after issuing a statement warning people could be prosecuted for simply viewing the graphic video of his death.

Relatives of the Hamas military chief Mohamed Deif gather for the funeral of his wife, Widad, and seven-month-old son, Ali, at Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza

Israel-Gaza conflict: Fighting resumes as Israel claims to have killed Hamas chief

But spokesman claims Mohamed Deif 'wasn’t even in the location' of an Israeli air strike that killed his  wife and infant son

Israel-Gaza conflict: Hamas leaders do their best to stay hidden – but still expect to die

Commander-in-chief, Mohammed Deif, has survived four assassination attempts since 2002

Reyaad Khan, left, and Nasser Muthana, both 20 and from Cardiff, appear in a video aimed at recruiting jihadists

Islamic State: British fighters make up a quarter of foreign jihadists

Isis militants regard Britons who travel abroad to fight as some of the 'most vicious and vociferous fighters' in Syria and Iraq

James Foley had been missing since he was seized by armed men in Syria in November 2012

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Remember them: These are the journalists killed working in Syria and Iraq in the past three years

A total of 39 journalists have been killed the since conflict started in Syria, and 22 have been killed in Iraq

James Foley 'beheaded': Syrian activists in Kafranbel pay tribute to murdered American war journalist

Their thanks came after Mr Foley's parents said they had "never been so proud" of their son

James Foley 'beheaded': Why British jihadists go to fight in Syria

More than 400 British people have joined fighting in Syria and Iraq

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The Jihadist group says Sotloff's life depends on how the US responds

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