ISIS has taken advantage of the chaos in Libya to establish its own strongholds. One city they have managed to take over is Derna. Last October, Mohamed Eljarh managed to sneak in and get back out safely.
The city of Marseille, France’s second biggest, is home to the country’s largest Muslim population. About one in four of its residents are Muslims. Yet you’d be hard pressed to find a single proper mosque in town.
In Brazil, the winning samba school at this year's Rio Carnival is accused of accepting millions of dollars from the leader of Equatorial Guinea, who's widely criticized as one of Africa's worst dictators. But do Brazilians actually care? Probably not.
Here's a stark lesson in why many people want ISIS execution videos and images to be ignored: A group of children in Egypt was recently filmed re-enacting an ISIS-style beheading, showing just how much propaganda value such images can have.
Earlier this month, ISIS released a video in which it showed the beheading of 21 Egyptian men. Not surprisingly, reactions have been of anger, grief and hate. But one Egyptian singer wants to change that.