US to Legalize Private Ransom Payments to Terror Groups

Washington's review of hostage policy to quietly sanction funding terror through private means; White House insists law has not changed.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2015, 3:28 PM

Intrepid Florida Hostage 'Orders' 911 Rescue from Pizza Hut

Woman rescues herself and her children from knife-wielding boyfriend who seized her phone in pizza order asking for 911.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 7:27 PM

Killed US Hostage 'Found God in Suffering'

Aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller killed in coalition strike on her ISIS captors found 'good in every situation,' dedicated to helping others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 8:18 PM

ISIS Claims American Hostage Killed in Coalition Airstrike

ISIS claims a female American hostage was killed in an airstrike in Syria. American officials: There's no proof.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/6/2015, 9:03 PM

Australia, Britain Slam ISIS Hostage Killing at Defense Talks

Australian and British foreign ministers Bishop and Hammond condemn brutal ISIS murder before defense discussions on Russia, Ebola.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2015, 10:46 AM

Japanese Hostage's Father 'Totally Blank'

Shoichi Yukawa, father of Haruna, completely distraught after video claiming his son has been executed posted online.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 8:59 AM

Sydney Siege Ends in Hail of Gunfire

Gunman named as radical Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, 'hate sheikh' with multiple charges of assault, harassment, and murder.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2014, 7:29 PM

Parents of American Hostage Plead for His Release

Parents of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker held hostage by ISIS, appeal for his release in a statement and video message.Ben Ariel, 10/5/2014, 3:32 AM

Family of British Hostage Receives Message from Him

The family of British hostage Alan Henning, kidnapped by IS, say they have received an audio file of him pleading for his life.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2014, 1:15 AM