Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

US will hold ISIL terrorists accountable for murder of Foley, Sotloff - Kerry  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 04/09/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) A day after the beheading of second US hostage in Syria, the US government vowed Wednesday that killers would not beat the rap and will be brought to justice sooner or later.

"When terrorists anywhere around the world have murdered US citizens, the United States held them accountable, no matter how long it took, and those who have murdered James Foley and Steven Sotloff in Syria should know that the United States will hold them accountable too, no matter how long it takes," Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement released by the Department of State.

Kerry strongly deplored the brutal acts of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its killing of civilians, particularly journalists.

"Yesterday, the world bore witness again to the unfathomable brutality of ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) terrorist murderers when we saw Steven Sotloff, an American journalist who left home in Florida to tell the story of brave people in the Middle East, taken from us in an act of medieval savagery by a coward hiding behind a mask," Kerry said in a statement released by the State Department.

Sotloff "was a driven and courageous journalist, reporting from places like Syria, Libya and Egypt," Kerry said. His reporting "was as empathetic as his killers are evil. He focused on the stories of average people trapped in war, and documented their day-in and day-out struggle for dignity." The US government has used every military, diplomatic and intelligence tool it has to save US hostages, "and we always will," Kerry said.

"Our special operations forces bravely risked a military operation to save these lives, and we have reached out diplomatically to everyone and anyone who might be able to help. That effort continues, and our prayers remain, as they always are, with the families of all hostages who remain trapped in Syria today." "Barbarity, sadly, is not new to our world," Kerry said. "Neither is evil. We have taken the fight to it before, and we are taking the fight to it today."

 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




  MENA News Headlines
 Jan 26 2015 - Rolls-Royce Omani sales grow 27 percentMENAFN
(MENAFN) Rolls-Royce, through its sole authorized dealership Al Jenaibi International Automobiles, said that it has registered a 27 percent increase in the sales of its cars in the Sultanate of Oman ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Emirates Reit's 2014 profits improve due to higher rent incomeMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based Emirates Reit posted an increase of 39 percent in 2014 net profit to reach USD48.56 from USD34.85 million in the previous year due to increased rental income, Emirates 24/7 ...

 Jan 26 2015 - UAE's Select acquires Radisson hotel in UKMENAFN
(MENAFN) Royal Gulf Ltd, part of Select Group, announced that it has acquired the Radisson Blu Hotel in Birmingham, England's second largest city, which has been managed by Carlson Rezidor Hotel ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Dubai real estate market posts strong growth in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) MPM Properties said in a new report that despite 2014 being a year of further growth for Dubai real estate market, the last quarter of the year witnessed a decline in values of the deals in ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Qatar's real estate deals hit USD988mMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's Central Bank (QCB) said that the country's real estate market profits have eased down in December compared to the previous month, with the real estate index declining to 255.6 points ...

 Jan 26 2015 - UAE's DSI subsidiary wins USD50m contractMENAFN
(MENAFN) Drake & Scull International (DSI) said that its subsidiary Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC) has won a USD50 million contract from Reef Residence Real Estate for the Al Reef ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Oman's inflation eases to 0.8 percent in DecemberMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Omani National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) said that Oman's annual inflation rate, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), declined to 0.8 per cent in December, ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Qatar's QEWC net profit up 9.3 percent in Q4MENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar Electricity and Water Co (QEWC), the Gulf state's monopoly utility firm, said that it has recorded a 9.3 percent increase in its net profit during the October-December period of 2014, ...

 Jan 26 2015 - QEWC net profit up 11% to QR1.53bnGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC) has made a net profit of QR1.53bn last year, up 11% on the previous year.The results were announced by the company following a meeting ...

 Jan 26 2015 - Marsa Malaz Kempinski, Qatar's new ultra-luxury resort, unveiledGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) An impressive blend of Arabian elegance and European grandeur is one of the unique highlights of Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl € Doha, Qatar's new ultra-luxury resort, which ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help