The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that one Palestinian was killed, on Thursday evening, and three others were injured, while trying to defuse an Israeli missile, in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the coastal region.
ISIS extremists executed 15 civilians on Thursday in Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate. A sharia court, run by the ISIS, charged them with violating religious law and thereby renouncing Islam.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and leader of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani have reached a consensus to settle disagreements and join forces for the upcoming operation to liberate the city of Mosul.
The UN said Thursday it expected at least 700,000 people in Iraq's second city of Mosul would need assistance once an expected offensive on the ISIS group stronghold begins.