In a new video purportedly released by the Islamic State, jihadist militants are shown participating in military training exercises prior to “graduating.”

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An old video purportedly released by the Islamic State was originally thought to have shown Ahrar ash-Sham, or “the Free Men of Syria”, instructing a young boy to whip civilians with a switch.

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The Islamic State jihadists in Saladin, Iraq direct a message at ISIS affiliates in Algeria in a purported new video by ISIS. At the end, six men are executed.

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A new video purportedly released by the Islamic State is directed at ISIS affiliates in Algeria by jihadists in Saladin, Iraq. At the end, six men are executed.

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A photograph shared on Twitter purports to show the Black Flag of the Islamic State hanging over the city of Ma’an City in South Jordan, very close to Israel.

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Captain Mohammed Ali Malek, 27, has been arrested on suspicion of multiple homicide in the deaths of more than 800 on a ship that sank in the Mediterranean.

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Ryan Pate has been arrested in Abu Dhabi on slander charges after making a Facebook post complaining about his UAE-based employer while home in Florida.

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After telling his parents he was going on a fishing trip and never returning, Abdullah Elmir, 17, now calling himself Abu Khaled, has surfaced in an ISIS video.

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The new FX series Tyrant follows a Middle Eastern dictator’s son, Bassam “Barry” Al Fayeed, a California pediatrician who returns home after a 20-year self-imposed exile.

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Naftali Frenkel, 16, is one of three Israeli teens believed to be kidnapped while hitchhiking in the West Bank. His ties to Brooklyn have prompted protests in NYC.

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Here are the world’s nastiest diseases under a microscope.

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Her father burned her alive for allegedly meeting her fiance before their arranged marriage.

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The president made his case for military action and urged Americans to watch the horrific footage of Assad’s gas attack.

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Allied and opposition forces position themselves in the region surrounding Syria, preparing for a conflict.

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A new study has discovered that 75% of the worlds heroin comes from Afghanistan, and what the U.S. has done to the opium industry. See the infographic here!

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A U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaeda militants in Yemen on Tuesday as the State Department ordered all Americans in the U.S. Embassy there to leave the country.

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