Jordan agrees to swap prisoner for pilot, ISIS gives time till sunset
Islamic State extends deadline 'till sunset' for prisoner swap to save Jordan pilot

In a new audio message released by the Islamic State, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto said that the extremists will kill the captured Jordanian pilot if Amman doesn't release an Iraqi al Qaeda female bomber by sunset on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia beheads woman in Mecca for 'sexual abuse, murder' of stepdaughter
Saudi Arabia beheads woman in Mecca for 'sexual abuse, murder' of stepdaughter

In what could send chills down one's spine, a Burmese woman, who resided in Saudi Arabia, was publicly beheaded in Islam’s holy city of Mecca on allegations that she had killed her step daughter, reports stated on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia carries out 10th beheading of 2015

Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens Friday for shooting dead a compatriot with a machine gun, officials said, bringing to 10 the number of executions in just over two weeks.

Algeria kills head of jihadists behind Frenchman`s beheading: TV

 An Algerian television network reported on Tuesday that the army has killed the head of the Jund al-Khilafa jihadist group behind the beheading of a Frenchman in September.

ISIS executes 150 females for refusing to marry terrorists

Islamic State militants have reportedly beheaded at least 150 women, some of them pregnant, for refusing to marry them.

ISIS beheads 150 females, including pregnant women, for refusing to marry terrorists
ISIS beheads 150 females, including pregnant women, for refusing to marry terrorists

As the world along with Pakistan mourns the death of children killed in the dastardly terrorist attack in an army-run school in Peshawar by Taliban, reports of more violence from another brutal terror group have emerged.

Algeria army kills suspect in Frenchman`s beheading: Minister

Algerian Justice Minister Tayeb Louh said on Wednesday that the army last month killed a jihadist suspected of taking part in the beheading of Frenchman Herve Gourdel.

Saudi beheads 8th Pakistani since mid-October

A Pakistani today became the eighth person from his country to be beheaded in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking since mid-October.

US aid worker Kassig`s parents `heartbroken` by his beheading

US aid worker Peter Kassig`s parents said they were "heartbroken" by the death of their son, after his beheading by Islamic State militants was shown in a video Sunday.

Meghalaya man arrested for beheading step-daughter

A tribal Garo girl was found beheaded and burnt inside a reserve forest in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district Sunday. The girl's stepfather, the prime suspect, was arrested, police said Monday.

Sinai militants say they have beheaded three Egyptians

Egypt`s most violent Islamist group released a video on Sunday showing militants beheading three Egyptians whom they accused of being informants for Israeli intelligence.

Canada set to go to war with jihadists in Iraq

Canada is poised to join the international coalition launching air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq after Prime Minister Stephen Harper sought parliament`s support Friday. 

France`s Hollande outraged by `heinous` murder of British captive

French President Francois Hollande on Friday expressed outrage over the murder of a British aid volunteer by the Islamic State group, pledging to help bring the perpetrators to justice.

List of Westerners executed by jihadist groups

Below is a list of previous executions of Westerners by jihadist organizations since 2002, after the Islamic State group on Friday claimed responsibility for the murder of British aid worker Alan Henning.

Nigeria military rejects Boko Haram jet, execution claims

Nigeria`s military on Friday dismissed claims that a man beheaded by Boko Haram fighters in the group`s latest video was an air force pilot in a fighter jet that went missing three weeks ago.

British PM confirms `brutal murder` of Alan Henning by IS group

British Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed the "brutal murder" of aid worker Alan Henning by the Islamic State group Friday and vowed to bring his killers to justice.

American beheading suspect's mother apologizes in video

The mother of an American worker suspected of beheading one of several colleagues he had tried to convert to Islam has broken her silence, apologized in a video posted online.

US worker beheads colleague after being sacked

A worker who had recently tried to convert colleagues to Islam beheaded one of them in a frenzied knife rampage after being fired from his job, US police said Friday.

FBI believes it has identified IS hostage executioner
FBI believes it has identified IS hostage executioner

The United States has identified the masked Islamic State militant who murdered two kidnapped American journalists in separate videotaped beheadings, FBI chief James Comey said Thursday.

French PM Hollande calls crisis meeting after `cowardly` beheading

 President Francois Hollande was to convene an emergency meeting of his defence council Thursday with renewed determination to fight Islamic State extremists after the "cowardly" beheading of a French hostage in Algeria.