The case was brought one year after Mueller was confirmed dead by her family and the Obama administration, though it’s not clear when or if Umm Sayyaf will be brought to the US to stand trial.
“Subsequent to a brief interrogation, the Sharia Court decided to behead the dissidents on charges of treason,” Ara news said.
ISIS considers jihadis who leave their posts without permission as traitors and enemies of its so-called Caliphate.
Carter’s speech offered an upbeat assessment of the anti-IS campaign, saying that coalition-backed forces, supported by the airstrikes, are taking back territory and going after the groups finances.
The officials initially described the attack as a hostage situation, estimating that 50 people were trapped inside the complex.
Islamic State, the militant group controlling swathes of Iraq’s north and west, claimed responsibility for the blasts in a statement distributed by supporters online.
Much of the centre of the Anbar provincial capital still needs to be cleared of explosives laid by the jihadist insurgents who had seized the city in May, the coalition said.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Wednesday that Baghdad will continue to pursue peaceful means, but that if there is no other solution and if “fighting is imposed on us, we will consider it to protect our sovereignty.”
In the video, Iraqi forces are shown moving into Ramadi with all guns blazing.
Ramadi fell to IS in May, marking a major setback for Iraqi forces and the US-led campaign.
Iraq had yesterday declared that it had liberated Ramadi and was conducting combing operations in the area to check for bombs or booby traps left behind by ISIS fighters.
Recapturing Ramadi, which fell to the militants in May, would be one of the most important victories achieved by Iraq’s armed forces since Islamic State swept across a third of the country in 2014.
France used SCALP long-range missiles as part of a coordinated bombing raid that targeted a command center, logistics depot and a training site in western Iraq.
President Fuad Masum says Saturday that the move is contributing to increased tensions in the region. He calls the troops a “violation of international norms, laws and Iraq’s national sovereignty.”
The official says the bomber detonated his explosives’ vest on Friday at the service in the southwestern Baghdad suburb of Hay al-Amal. At least 43 people were wounded.