'Jihadi John' a relatively hardworking student who showed no signs of radicalization in school.
The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians from the 220 people the militants took captive recently.
Iraqi security forces began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State.
Witnesses say a US drone strike killed two suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.
The Iraqi city of Mosul, which is held by Islamic State, declared off-limits to Australians under new counterterrorism laws.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington for a “historic” quest to stop an international nuclear deal with Iran sought by the United States. He arrived here yesterday. “We know a great deal about the emerging agreement,” a member of Netanyahu’s entourage said on condition of anonymity. “In our view, it is a bad […]
Libya's ability to prevent the flow of weapons into the chaotic country is "almost nonexistent."
Secretary of State John Kerry tried to calm tensions with Israel before PM Netanyahu's congressional address.
Emwazi may become less sinister to viewers who abhor Islamic State's claim to be killing civilians in the name of Islam.
Sinai witnessed many attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak.
The fate of those kidnapped, almost all of them Assyrian Christians, remains unclear.
The move underlines Egypt's increasing hostility to Hamas, which the court blamed for violence in Sinai Peninsula.
Benjamin Netanyahu said he will "do everything" to protect Israel.
His father also a British national, currently works in Kuwait and is expected to be summoned by authorities.
Meanwhile in Baghdad, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi vowed to track down and punish those who smashed rare relics in the northern city of Mosul.
The President announces new restrictions in Sierra Leone in response to rise in confirmed cases of Ebola.
The march was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram.
Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980, is the world's oldest leader.
Police officials say the attack took place Saturday morning when the first bomb exploded near a busy market.
Their aim is to steer women away from false preachers promoting radical forms of Islam.
The victory marks a second blow to the extremist IS group in a month.
The officials said the attackers surprised the soldiers with heavy gunfire while patrolling a street in Houta.
The raids struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The video shows them using a jackhammer to deface a large Assyrian winged bull at a huge archaeological site in Mosul.
The video was posted on social media accounts affiliated with the Islamic State group.
Heavy snows this week across four northeastern provinces caused deadly avalanches and flooding.
Boko Haram militants had killed hundreds of people in Baga in a January attack after Nigerian troops fled.
Three policemen were wounded when another device went off near a police station in the poor district of Alwaraq.
Apache helicopter gunships killed 18 suspected militants after they destroyed four vans in North Sinai.
IS militants attacked communities nestled along the Khabur River, seizing dozens of people, many of them women and children.
"ISIL continues to exact its evil upon innocents of all faiths, and the majority of its victims have been Muslims," said US.
18-year-old man becomes the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group.
IS began abducting the Assyrians on Monday, when militants attacked a cluster of villages along the Khabur River.
New Zealand will send a small number of troops to Iraq to train forces against the Islamic State group.
Carter summoned several high profile officials from the Arab nations for a closed-door meeting.
Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed have been free on bail since earlier this month awaiting trial.