The Islamic State has the potential to affect the entire Levant, though only few states in the region are contributing to the effort to fight this threat, the CEO at Country Risk Solutions, Daniel Wagner told RT.
David Cameron has urged fellow world leaders at the NATO summit that they should not pay ransoms to terrorists who kidnap their citizens. The British PM warned that such pay-outs would fund more terrorism against the West.
A former British boxing champion has released a video, in which he shows support for the Islamic State (IS), claiming the beheadings of American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, were a form of “retaliation” and were not “unprovoked.”
UK PM David Cameron is weighing Britain’s options following the latest video from the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) which reportedly shows the beheading of a US journalist, followed by a pledge that a Briton will be next.
British extremists are among the "most vicious and vociferous fighters" in the Islamic State ranks, a jihadism expert says. This comes as a brutal video emerged in which an IS fighter with a British accent beheads a US journalist.
David Cameron said the UK won’t deploy “boots on the ground” in Iraq, but could arm Kurdish fighters in its efforts to aid the fight against IS jihadists. Meanwhile, the Defence Secretary said British involvement in Iraq could last for months.
A stronger Islamic State can pose direct threat to Britons at home, British PM David Cameron said. His solution is to clamp down on the Islamists’ recruitment drive in Britain, but not to send ground troops to Iraq.
Mark Simmonds, Minister for Africa, has resigned from the Foreign Office. He is the second Foreign Office minister to quit in a week, but Downing Street emphasized his departure is unrelated to Baroness Warsi’s high-profile resignation over Gaza.