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Islamic State Group Claims to Behead Second Lebanese Troop

Islamic State militants say they have beheaded a second Lebanese soldier after his failed attempt to escape captivity. The terrorist group published images of the murder of a man it identifies as Abbas Medlej on social media Saturday. Abbas Medlej, a Shi'ite Muslim, was among soldiers and police officers the Islamic State and other extremist groups kidnapped during a cross-border incursion from Syria. The Lebanese army could not immediately confirm that Medlej was...

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