BAGHDAD (AP) â Residents in a city west of Baghdad say the Islamic State group has paraded Iraqi troops captured in battle earlier this week in a show of strength in the militant stronghold.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The largest gathering of world leaders on climate change opens at the United Nations on Tuesday amid calls for action to put the planet on course toward reversing global warming.
By Abdelaziz Boumzar and John Irish AIT OUABANE Algeria/PARIS (Reuters) - Algerian military and police set up checkpoints and sent troops into mountains east of Algiers on Tuesday to look for a Frenchman kidnapped by militants who threatened to execute him over France's intervention in Iraq. The Caliphate Soldiers, a splinter group linked to Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, on Monday published a video claiming responsibility for the abduction and showed a man identifying himself as Herve Gourdel, a tourist from Nice. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) â Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes at the heart of the Islamic State group's military strongholds in Syria achieved their strategic aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will not go unanswered, the top American military officer said Tuesday.