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New audio message by Japanese hostage released by Islamic State

Jan 29, 2015

New audio message by Japanese hostage released by Islamic State

The Islamic State group released a message late on Wednesday purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordans release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaeda. #Japan #NewsTracker #Iraq #Bomber #Jordan #Hostage #militants #islamic-state #IS
Pakistan security forces claim to have arrested local IS chief

Jan 21, 2015

Pakistan security forces claim to have arrested local IS chief

Pakistani security forces on Wednesday claimed to have arrested the local chief of the dreaded Islamic State (IS) terror group with two his lieutenants. #Syria #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Iraq #Pakistan security forces #IslaYousaf al-Salafimic State #Yousaf al-Salafi
Working educated women, female lawyers executed by ISIS in Iraq: UN

Jan 21, 2015

Working educated women, female lawyers executed by ISIS in Iraq: UN

The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially at risk. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Women #Iraq #ISIS #educated
Who are the two hostages from Japan held by ISIS? All you need to know

Jan 21, 2015

Who are the two hostages from Japan held by ISIS? All you need to know

Two Japanese men have been threatened with death by the Islamic State group if their government doesn't pay a huge ransom. A look at hostages and Japan, and its interests in the Middle East. #Japan #Middle East #NewsTracker #islamic-state #ISIS #Islamic State in Iraq and Syria #Japan hostage #Middle East group #ISIS group
Islamic State releases video with Japanese hostages, demands $200 mn ransom

Jan 21, 2015

Islamic State releases video with Japanese hostages, demands $200 mn ransom

An online video released on Tuesday purported to show the Islamic State group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive a $200 million ransom in the next 72 hours. #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #japanese #islamic-state #ISIS #Japan hostage