Islamic State (IS) jihadists hung Karlus, a 29-year-old cook, from the ceiling of the jail he was held in, by a rope attached to his left foot.
A suicide bombing in Kabul targeted worshipers who were honoring the Islamic ceremony of Arbaeen, and came after another recent assault on a Shiite shrine.
Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat of the Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle said that the Islamic State terror group pressured some Muslims in the Middle East to turn on their Christian neighbors, fueling the genocide against believers and destroying previously friendly relations.
Four years ago this month, Newsweek Middle East editor Janine di Giovanni, Nicole Tung, Patrick Wells, and Matthew VanDyke went to Aleppo to document the Syrian Revolution. The goal — to show the West what civilians are enduring, to incite action toward a resolution, and combat xenophobia by showing what so many are fleeing from…
Single men are not often the priority for refugee assistance programs, but they are vulnerable in their own ways. Federica Marsi reports on the difficulties that lone Syrian men in Lebanon face accessing aid and protecting themselves from exploitation. SIDON, LEBANON – For the past three years, Mahmoud has lived in a basement…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sixty-four civilians were killed and eight injured in 24 U.S. air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria between Nov. 20, 2015, and Sept. 10, 2016, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a U.S.-led coalition air strike killed at least 16 people overnight in a town north of Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.
As Christians from around the world are facing persecution in unprecedented numbers, churches and Christian organizations will hold special prayers for the protection of Christians in persecuted countries on Sunday to mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2016.
MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan forces in the final stages of a six-month campaign to recapture Sirte from Islamic State said they freed 14 civilians on Sunday from a small residential area where some militants are holding out.
AIN ISSA, Syria, Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S.-backed rebels said on Sunday they were launching an operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State. The attack ratchets up pressure on the militant group at a critical moment, with its fighters already battling an offensive by Iraqi…