Several hundred Yazidi captives have been killed in Iraq by Islamic State group militants west of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say.
The leader of the global terror group is recovering slowly from a coalition air strike in the Nineveh province of Iraq, according to reports.
UK citizens have been travelling to Syria and Iraq since the start of the uprisings against Assad. Since 2013 online recruitment has convinced thousands of western Europeans to make the journey.
Labour and the Tories say they'll spend 2 per cent of GDP on defence, as a Nato commitment. Both are pledged to spend 0.7 per cent of GDP on foreign aid. Why? To what end?
Propaganda videos on social media from the so-called Islamic State shows the apparent destruction of Iraq's priceless artefacts and some of the most important surviving relics of the ancient world.
Video emerges on a social media website purportedly showing Islamic State fighters militants bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq.
The world's largest security firm, G4S, admits systemic failures in regards to its process of performing background checks after it led to the murder of one of its security guards by another.