As South Floridans celebrate the start of Hanukkah, the family of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were set to honor him on Tuesday.
An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig. The latest slaughter was proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet.
Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Miami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.
Members of the U.S. House from Florida and New Hampshire introduced a resolution honoring the lives of two American journalists, including one from South Florida, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria.
The Rabbi of murdered South Florida journalist Steven Sotloff spoke out one day after the a video showing his execution was posted online.
A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.
President Barack Obama called the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff “a horrific act of violence” and said the nation grieves with his loved ones.
As a U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff’s reporting trips took him to Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Somalia, and Turkey but he vanished last August while on assignment in the country that’s considered the most dangerous for journalists — Syria.