The Kurds are politically and militarily more important than ever in the fight against the jihadists – but they are also broke
These are thought to be the first combat related casualties of Britain's renewed involvement in Iraq
Police arrested a man at the scene and the child was later taken to hospital
Campaigners say the release is important because it shows photographs 'are still being witheld'
The latest video includes a French-speaking militant threatening Spain, as the group widens its focus on Europe
The video has not yet been independently verified
Courts in Iraqi Kurdistan formerly used the method, which is also scientifically inaccurate, to prove abuse
With diplomatic chaos surrounding the Geneva peace talks, hopes of ending the bloodshed now turns to the traditional superpowers as the conflict enters its third stage
The only choice lies between managing these people, or ignoring them in the vain hope that they will go away
'We are delighted with the judgment and look forward to being able to see these families'
Kurdish forces have bulldozed, blown up and burned down thousands of homes, Amnesty International say
The monastery, believed to be 1,400 years old, predated Islam
A wide-reaching report finds at least 18,800 civilians have been killed in Iraq since 2014, while Isis is now understood to hold 3,500 people in slavery
The identities of the kidnapped Americans are not yet known
He said similar channels had been kept open with the Taliban and IRA
US Department of Defense releases footage of attack on jihadist bank in Iraq