Rezaian, locked up for 18 months in Evin Prison, was one of five Americans released by Iran in a prisoner swap that followed a landmark nuclear agreement. Kildee launched a Free Amir campaign, engaging in private negotiations with the Swiss and Iranian governments - Switzerland represents USA interests with Iran - and working with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Burkina Faso authorities say only that three attackers were killed. Eight Burkinabes, six Canadians , three Ukrainians and three French citizens were among the dead. "It is with great sadness that Amnesty International has learned of the tragic death of photographer Leila Alaoui and driver Mahamadi Ouedraogo as a result of the Al-Qaeda attack", the rights group said in a statement.
The ISIS link, if proved, poses a challenge to Indonesian security forces. Jakarta residents were shaken by Thursday's events but refused to be cowed. The attackers were killed subsequently, either by their suicide vests or by police. Naim had been planning the attack on Indonesia's capital for a while, Jakarta Police Chief Tito Karnavian said on Thursday, adding that he clearly had ambitions to become "the leader" of Islamic State in Southeast Asia.
The two IL women with the virus recently traveled to countries where Zika virus is found, and doctors are watching their health and their pregnancies. A spokesman for the Cook County Department of Public Health said the department had not been notified of any cases in Cook County. The Hawaii state Department of Health said the baby's mother likely contracted the disease while living in Brazil past year and passed it on while her child was in the womb.
The rapper shared the message from Cape Town courtesy of his friend and frequent collaborator Kanye West. He claimed that he had a "right to domicile" where he wanted, but added that he and his family were prepared to leave South Africa forever when they leave.
Indonesian police say they have arrested 12 people suspected of links to the Jakarta bombings. "We offer our full support to the Indonesian authorities during this challenging time", he said in a statement Thursday. Khalid said three other people suspected of being supporters of Islamic State were arrested this week at Kuala Lumpur airport after they returned from Turkey.