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The Broadcasting Board of Governors tonight condemned the reported beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley by the Islamist extremist group Islamic State and the threat to murder another journalist, both of which were featured in a video allegedly produced and released by the group.

Two years: no word on missing Alhurra correspondent

Alhurra reporter Bashar Fahmi in the field

As journalists continue to risk their lives daily reporting from conflict zones such as Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, Alhurra Television marks two years since correspondent Bashar Fahmi went missing in Aleppo, Syria. The Alhurra correspondent was reporting from Aleppo on Aug. 20, 2012, when a firefight broke out. There has been no word regarding Fahmi’s whereabouts or well-being since his disappearance two years ago.