Russia warned of a "rapidly deteriorating" situation in eastern Syria where U.S.-backed Kurds are struggling to defeat ISIS.
Samantha Sally and four children are being held in Syrian-Kurdish custody.
The British Foreign Office warned of an increased risk of attacks by "terrorists" in South Africa.
The unidentified man says he was kidnapped after working as a freelance reporter in the region.
The U.S. embassy issued an alert about a security threat at the famous annual event.
The president privately mocked an Iraqi delegation, it was claimed.
The government is advertising Aleppo and other Syrian cities at an event in Madrid.
Germany's GSG-9 unit is to increase by a third as the radical Islamist threat to Europe persists.
Radical Islamists are distributing the e-book on Telegram channels.
"Take advantage of the fact that you can easily obtain a rifle in America," the fighter says.
The coalition acknowledges responsibility for only 326 of the deaths in the northern Iraqi city.
Heeding the call from ISIS, David Wright sought to murder the blogger for her controversial views on Islam.
"It was all theater," said the U.S.-backed commander who has since switched his allegiance to Turkey.
The foiled suicide plot comes after four attacks in the U.K. claimed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) this year.
The Sinai has become a crucial link in a jihadist corridor from Asia to Africa.
Police say 20-year-old wanted to "kill as many people as he could."
Tehran has been aiding Baghdad and Damascus in their battles against the group.