Kurdish peshmerga forces fight back Islamic State militants from Mount Sinjar on the borders of Iraq, Syria and Turkey, freeing hundreds of Yazidis trapped by IS.
The deliberate targeting of so many children has caused outrage across the world. And it's part of an increasing - and horrifying - trend.
The al-Sweady inquiry finds that British troops mistreated nine Iraqi detainees while in custody, but dismisses claims of murder and torture as "deliberate lies".
Supporters of pro-Islamic State tweeter take to Twitter in their hundreds to demand the release of a man arrested after a Channel 4 News investigation.
Indian police arrest a man suspected of operating the most influential pro-IS Twitter account, following a Channel 4 News investigation.
When the Islamic State captured hundreds of Iraqi soldiers in June, they were subjected to beatings, torture and execution. Only a handful escaped.
The Syrian regime says two months of US-led strikes have failed to weaken the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Is it right - or are other motives at play?
As they protest the decision of their US colleagues to give a legacy award to Tony Blair, are the UK staff of Save The Children guilty of biting the hand that feeds them?