By paying ransoms, govts in the Mideast and Europe have become some of the biggest financiers of terror groups.
Dr Afia Siddiqqi was jailed by a US court for 86 years. She was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.
Recently, Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik has described ISIS as “enemy number one of Islam”.
ISIS and other extremist Islamic groups have arisen as a product of US intervention and assistance.
The peshmarga were formally organised as a national fighting force after the fall of the Ottoman Empire post World War I.
The letter ended, “Nobody cares, nobody listens, it starts in Kashmir and ends up there, no where in the world cares.”
Most Muslims believe that Israelis have forcefully taken away Palestinians’ land with the aid of the Americans.
It was not clear whether the airstrikes were being carried out by Iraq’s air force or the US.
Thousands of families from the Yazidi minority community were trapped on the mountains without food and water.
New Delhi has so far avoided attacking ISIS as 41 Indians are currently in its captivity in Iraq
The picture, taken in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, was posted on the Twitter account of Khaled Sharrouf.
ISIS killed at least 500 Yazidis, buried them in mass graves: Iraq Human Rights Minister.
Obama said he has also authorised US Armed Forces to provide humanitarian assistance in Iraq.
Two F/A-18 aircraft dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Erbil.
Sunni militants successfully stormed the Mosul Dam and forced Kurdish forces to withdraw from the area.