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Rights Group: Senior IS 'Policeman' Beheaded in Syria

A senior figure from the self-declared police force of the Islamic State has been beheaded in a Syrian province, a Britain-based monitoring group said Tuesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also says Kurdish forces may be on the verge of recapturing a key border town from Islamic State militants. The Observatory’s Rami Abdurrahman says the man, known as a senior IS police official, was found in the eastern Syrian province Deir-al-Zor. He says the body displayed signs of torture...

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