Islamic State releases video it says shows British journalist John Cantlie
Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western media.
France's Hollande rules out military action in Syria
French President Francois Hollande ruled out carrying out any military action against Islamic State militants in Syria on Thursday.
U.S. Senate to cast final vote on arming Syrian rebels
The U.S. Senate on Thursday was poised to approve President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants.