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Teachers described the young jihadist as a
March 01, 2015 - 08:05 GMT
Jihadi John, who was recently revealed to be Mohammed Emwazi of the UK, is described by his former teacher as a "lovely" boy who struggled with anger management issues.
Syrian Civil Defence workers help free an 80-year-old woman from under the rubble of her home, where she spent several hours, following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the northern city of Aleppo on February 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
Residents of Aleppo struggle to maintain normalcy as war ravages their homes, businesses, and lives. This story goes behind the news to look at how Syrians living in Aleppo deal with death on a daily basis.
Turkish tanks drive through a street in the Syrian border town of Kobani during an operation to relocate the remains of Suleyman Shah, February 22, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
Turkish forces managed to safely relocate the remains of a sacred tomb inside Syria but how did they do it? With the help of Kurds, of course.
Gulf countries are allegedly funding Daesh so the militant group won't carry out operations in their lands. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2015 - 07:33 GMT
The West has been trying to stop private donors from funding Daesh militants with little impact on the extremist group. Is there any other way the Kurds, Iraqi army and the US-led coalition can take them down?
Egyptian forces could launch a ground operation in Libya to rescue its citizens, according to sources. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
After the brutal killings of 21 Coptic Christians by Daesh in Libya, Egypt responded swiftly. Along with battling militants in the Sinai, do Egyptian security forces have enough on their plate?
The most recent, highly-produced execution video saw 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded on a beach, pulling Egypt's Sisi into the thick of the US-led coalition. (AFP/File)
February 17, 2015 - 14:04 GMT
The West has been worried about Arab support for the US-led coalition against Daesh. But on the heels of the group's most recent publicity stunt in Libya, in which 21 Coptic Egyptians were beheaded in a slickly produced video, it's looking more and more like Arab countries aren't needing much of a push to go to war.
'It is neither Islamic, not is it a state.' There is no consistency and plenty of uncertainty. (AFP/Rami Al-Sayed)
February 16, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
'It is neither Islamic, not is it a state.' There is no consistency and plenty of uncertainty.
Syrian government forces walk in Deir al-Adas in the Daraa province. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2015 - 10:36 GMT
A behind the scenes look at the Syrian Army's battlefield from Damascus to Daraa.
General Mashal Mohammad Al-Zaben (C), Chairman of the Joint Cheifs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, speaks with soldiers following a joint press conference with Iraqi defense minister Khalid Al-Obaidi in Baghdad. (AFP/File)
February 12, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
US talk of an imminent ground offensive in Iraq against Daesh emerged as Jordan’s role has transformed into what looks like an advanced military base.
Putin was personally escorted from Cairo airport by his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, February 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
A billion dollar arms deal might be on the table while Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi strengthened ties with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. What does this mean for the rest of the world?
Today, we are all Jordanian! Passions run high in Jordan's capital in the aftermath of the released burnt pilot video. (AFP/ KHALIL MAZRAAWI)
February 09, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
Less than a week after the video that launched a thousand air-strikes, Jordan is still the world media’s new Arab project, and the mood on the Arab street is buoyant with a newly stirred Arab pride - Today, we are all Jordanian.