The discovery of the Indian-origin recruiters was confirmed by multiple agencies involved in tracking terrorism.
Belgian police reportedly found guns and bulletproof vests during the crackdown.
Militants of the extremist Islamic State group have been barreling through the area for the past three days.
The freed hostages were later to be flown to Ankara to be reunited with their families. They were advised not to immediately talk to the news media.
The shocking footage of photojournalist James Foley slaughtered by an extremist was first spotted by SITE.
Home minister Rajnath Singh asked the SAARC member countries to chalk out strategies to deal with terrorism.
French President Francois Hollande announced that the target was “entirely destroyed”.
In the video, the hostage who identifies himself as John Cantlie, asks why he and others have been abandoned by the US and UK governments.
Abbott ordered an urgent security review in response which recommended tighter measures at parliament.
In a letter published in ‘The Independent’ newspaper, they have called on the extremists to show mercy to the 47-year-old aid worker Alan Henning.
IS in Syria, Algeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan have made Aafia Siddiqui’s release a condition for freeing certain foreign hostages.
Obama’s message came a day after knowing about a possibility of some ground forces during congressional testimony that worried some Democrats.
The comprehensive approach to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL requires a wide range of efforts, said Obama.
While the rhetoric against the ISIS has been consistent across the globe, their name hasn’t.
Several important tests loom for the U.S. administration’s nascent coalition to “degrade and defeat” the ultra-hardline Islamic State.