The jihadist group's notorious executions not only horrify the West but excite wannabes worldwide who can't wait to get involved.
Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old American aid worker, appeared in the beheading video of Alan Henning that was released Friday by the militant group.
An unconfirmed report claimed the Islamic State may have beheaded a second British hostage Saturday, the same day the militants released 49 other hostages unharmed.
Moral outrage might be what Abbott feels, but it’s a difficult justification in a world where so many moral outrages are allowed to continue without our intervention.
This weekend, a woman was ordered to pay £900 as punishment for blasting a James Blunt song out of her flat.
British PM David Cameron vowed to "hunt down those responsible" for killing David Haines, but remained hesitant to join the US air campaign against the Islamic State.
In his first primetime speech in a year, President Barack Obama announced his plan to battle the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria.
It is counterproductive to treat the anger within Islamist extremism as purely irrational without recognizing some of the grounds for it.
An unidentified speaker, reportedly talking on behalf of the Syrian soldiers being held captive, says the Islamic State is not "blood thirsty” and that “they want justice."
The group claims to have beheaded Steven Sotloff in the latest video, which is being circulated to the media by SITE Intelligence Group.
The Sunni extremist group warned Iraqi Kurdish leaders to stop their close military cooperation with the US or others would be murdered too.
Life contains everything: tear gas in Ferguson, books read on the grass, journalist James Foley's murder, dancing in New Orleans till sunrise blots the stars. We're meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.