'If it Were Not for Him, it Would Be Somebody Else': Victims' Families Give Mixed Reactions to the Naming of 'Jihadi John'
Mohammed Emwazi, a 26-year-old computer science graduate from west London, was named on Thursday as the masked man featured in the Islamic State's beheading videos.
The Islamic State has reportedly received between $35 and $45 million in ransom payments this year alone, and the UN is not happy about it.
New footage released by the militant group shows the mass decapitation of dozens of Syrian soldiers, and claims that American hostage Peter Kassig has been beheaded.
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.
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.
A video released by the militant group Saturday appears to show the gruesome execution of a 44-year-old British aid worker.
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.
President Obama promised that “justice will be served” after the extremist group murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff.