An article believed to be written by British photojournalist and Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, who has been detained by the terror group for more than two years, says the West will be forced to negotiate a truce.
The campaign against the so-called Islamic State is going well, but it is too soon to declare victory, the Pentagon chief said in an interview as Iraqi forces said they had successfully liberated Tikrit with the help of US airstrikes.
Lawyers for two men, who claim they were tortured after capture by UK forces, are demanding access to an uncensored version of the CIA torture report from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) team charged with investigating abuses.
The Islamic State (formerly ISIS) seems to have swept into Iraq and Syria out of nowhere, leaving death, destruction and fear in its wake. RT takes an in-depth look at where it came from, its financing and weaponry, and whether US involvement is needed.
The Islamic State is reportedly pulling back from Tikrit as Iraqi troops, backed by a Shiite and Sunni alliance and led by a top Iranian general, allegedly managed to retake parts of the strategic city in a major counter-offensive against the militants.