Mourning Herve Gourdel, the French nature guide murdered by Algerian jihadists in retaliation for France’s military action in Iraq. Muslims in France condemned the killing. F3 reported.
The battle for Kobani. The Islamic State militant group besieges the Syrian city defended by Kurdish fighters. Video posted online is unverified. An analyst explains the militants’ use of Internet for propaganda, Swiss TSR reported.
In the Algerian capital, Algiers, residents express revulsion at the decapitation of a French tourist. British Muslims rejected any claim the killers make to their religion, F2 reported.
Refugees flee Syria faster and more in a few days than at any other time during three years of war. They seek safety in Turkey, but create pressures. Turkish TRT highlights generosity.