As impressionable and vulnerable young Britons are considered at risk of radicalization, dozens may be taken into state care. Others have had their passports confiscated amid fears of extremist Islamist indoctrination.
The leader of the Islamic State terror group has reportedly banned graphic videos of executions just after it released a video showing a Syrian Army officer beheaded by a teenage boy, the first of its kind.
Israel’s naval commando unit shot and killed Muhammad Suleiman, a top military advisor to the Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2008, according to a leaked National Security Agency file, published by The Intercept.
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn rejected claims that he is friends with Islamist groups Hezbollah and Hamas during a heated TV interview in which he called for more inclusive Middle-East peace talks.
The only way to bring the war in Afghanistan to an end is some form of negotiation that will let the Afghan government and the Taliban work out something that benefits the Afghan people, says Peter Mark van Buren, US Foreign Service veteran and author.