Members of an Iraqi Shiite fighters militant group called Kataib Sayyid al-Shuhadaa chant slogans against the Sunni-dominated Free Syrian Army rebel group and the al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra as they carry the coffin of a Shiite fighter during a funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo)
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is launching a cartoon to lure recruits and spread its terrorist propaganda, especially among young people.
Video footage released by a news outlet in Dubai purportedly shows militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an umbrella organization of Iraqi insurgent groups operating in Syria, raising the al Qaeda flag above a Catholic church in the northern Syrian city of al-Raqqa.
Ali Nori Nadir, a Sunni Kurdish interpreter, said those who have aided U.S. troops in Iraq are captured and killed under unknown conditions, and the government blames "insurgents" or "al Qaeda." (Photograph provided by Ali Nori Nadir)