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January 31, 2015

Japanese journalist Kenji Goto had been held by Daesh since October, 2014. (AFP/File)
21:05 GMT
Daesh militants have beheaded Japanese journalist Kenji Goto in a new video Saturday, according to unverified reports from the SITE monitoring group.

January 30, 2015

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday: “We do not want a war, but we do not fear it... We have the right to confront the enemy at any time, place, or manner.” (AFP/File)
16:58 GMT
Hezbollah leader Nasrallah delivered a speech Friday regarding the Israeli attack on the Syrian Golan Heights. He asserted that Hezbollah is not afraid of war with Israel.
The father of captured pilot Mu'ath Kasasbeh protests outside the Royal Court in Amman, January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
15:42 GMT
Jordan's government on Friday threatened to hang Sajida al-Rishawi and other Daesh prisoners if the captured pilot is killed by the militant group.

January 29, 2015

The wife of captured Jordanian pilot Mu'ath Kasasbeh, is comforted by a relative outside the King's palace, January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:07 GMT
Daesh militants set a new deadline to exchange Sajida al-Rishawi for captured Jordanian pilot Mu'ath Kasasbeh by sunset in a new audio recording released Thursday.

January 24, 2015

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javed Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry met Friday in an effort to finalize a nuclear deal by the March 1 deadline. (AFP/File)
07:40 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Javed Zarif held nuclear talks during the World Economic Forum in Davos on Friday. The meeting was their fifth in the latest round of talks between Iran and the P5+1.

January 21, 2015

Reports have emerged in recent weeks of Daesh militants stoning women for adultery in Syria, and in Iraq, the UN warns the group appears to be targeting educated, influential women. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
In Iraq, the UN reported executions of female civilians is on the rise, and women who are educated are especially vulnerable.

January 20, 2015

“In a way I feel guilty and I’ve gone over it in my mind many times of all the things that I could have done to avoid it from happening. But as a parent I feel like I’ve been a victim of this, rather someone to blame," said the young Jihadi's mother. (AFP/Getty/Al-Hayat Media Centre)
07:19 GMT
A mother who traveled to Turkey to bring her son home expresses fear and frustration at a lack of support for radicalized former fighters suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

January 19, 2015

Twenty-two people were treated at Soroka Hospital in Beersheba following the incident. (AFP/Getty Images/Xaume Olleros)
09:08 GMT
A Palestinian man died from tear gas inhalation at a funeral for Sami al-Jaar, 22, who was shot dead last week while standing on the patio of his home during clashes between police and local youths in the neighborhood.