American Journalist, AFP Freelancer, Kidnapped In Syria

Jan 2, 2013
A picture taken on November 5, 2012 in Aleppo shows freelance journalist James Foley. Photograph by Nicole Tung
A picture taken on November 5, 2012 in Aleppo shows freelance journalist James Foley. Photograph by Nicole Tung

A freelance American reporter who contributed videos to Agence France-Presse in recent months was kidnapped in war-torn Syria six weeks ago and has been missing since, his family revealed today. U.S journalist James Foley, 39, an experienced war reporter who has covered other conflicts, was seized by armed men in the northern province of Idlib on November 22, according to witnesses. Read AFP's report on the kidnapping here.