Foley, James

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Name
Foley, James Gender: M
James Wright Foley
born on 18 October 1973
Place Evanston, Illinois, 42n02, 87w41
Timezone CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Watt
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 25°10' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif



Portrait of James Foley 
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James Foley
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Biography

American journalist and video reporter. Initially a freelance war correspondent of the Syrian Civil War, then abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria, when in August 2014, he was the first American citizen victim of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL / ISIS / Islamic State / IS) as a response to American airstrikes in Iraq.

Before journalism, Foley was an instructor for Teach For America. In 2009, he became an embedded journalist with USAID-funded development projects in Iraq, and in 2011, he wrote for military newspaper Stars and Stripes in Afghanistan, and GlobalPost in Libya, where he was captured by Gaddafi loyalist forces and held for 44 days. When he was captured in Syria the following year, he was working for Agence France-Presse and GlobalPost.

Link to Wikipedia

Relationships

Events

  • Crime : Kidnap Victimization 22 November 2012 (Northwest Syrai near Turkish border)
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  • Death by Execution 19 August 2014 (Beheaded in Syria)
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Source Notes

Newspaper sources and Wikipedia

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Other Death (Beheaded)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Photojournalist)