The parents of a French man who ran away to Syria to join Islamic State have talked about their struggle to find out what happened to their son.
Why is Turkey threatening to make new incursions in northern Syria? What are the implications for Syrian Kurds, the fight against the so-called Islamic State, and already strained US-Turkish relations?
Scott, the medic in question was in fact not the Navy SEAL defendant on trial for war crimes for the killing of this same IS fighter.
The two men — Bilel Kabaoui, 32, and Mourad Delhomme, 41 — are the latest defendants in a string of court cases that have already seen other nine French citizens and a Tunisian national be sentenced to death in the past weeks.
The suspect was under surveillance for weeks after he posted online messages lamenting the killing of Muslims at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
So-called Islamic State media network published on Monday what it said was a video message from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for the first time in five years.