Nearly 1,000 French citizens involved in jihad: Interior Minister In July France introduced stricter anti-terrorist legislation amid growing concerns that its nationals are fighting abroad alongside Islamic militants.
Scores of Israeli intelligence veterans rally after refusniks’ letter PM Netanyahu said any form of refusing military service was "condemnable", calling the refuseniks' move "political".
Middle East offers to join U.S. air strikes against IS, Britain holds back Australia said it would send a 600-strong force and eight fighter jets to the region but did not intend to operate in Syria.
Ukraine forces "repel pro-Russian fighters attack on Donetsk airport" Ukraine and Western countries accuse Russia of intervening on the side of pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine. Russia denies this.