The Islamic State (IS) posted on Saturday a video online showing second Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, 47, about to be beheaded by jihadist John. IS offered to spare the life of Goto in exchange for a Sajida al-Rishawi, a female suicide bomber held in prison by Jordan with a hanging sentence on her head.
Police officers gather at the scene of an anti-terrorism operation in Verviers, Belgium, on Thursday, January Two people were killed during a raid on a suspected terror cell, Belgian authorities said. A third suspect was injured and taken into custody.
Syrian Kurdish leaders plan to capture the last border crossing point between Syria and Turkey held by Isis, making it impossible for jihadist volunteers from Europe and elsewhere to reach Isis-held territories.