The UN Security Council is expressing its “deep outrage” at the killings, rapes and torture by the Islamic State.
Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria at a rate of 1,000 a month, with no let-up in the flow despite efforts.
A US security official estimated that there were close to 2,000 westerners among the 15,000 foreign fighters.
The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.
The journey of three girls who authorities say tried to join ISIS militants has many worried.
Munawad used to like and comment on posts of jihadi groups.
Software engineer Munawad Salman, hailing from Tamil Nadu, got attracted to jihadist group Islamic State.
One girl who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants was confused about what her role would be.
A captive British journalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent.
Muslim extremists from Britain, who went to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State, are now desperate to return home.
The Kurdish regional government unveiled plans for up to 200 well-trained peshmerga to join Syrian Kurdish forces defending Kobane.
Iraqi government forces and Shi’ite militias took control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar.
Islamic State insurgents surrounded Kobani more than a month ago and are using weapons including tanks and armoured vehicles to attack Kurds.
US Central Command (CENTCOM) said it conducted four airstrikes, while three others were conducted by its partner nation forces.
Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the US-led coalition’s war against the Islamic State group.