Germany says it will amend the German nationality law to strip dual nationals of citizenship who have fought for foreign militant groups, such as ISIL.
Germany plans to strip dual nationals who fight for a foreign militant group of their German citizenship, the government said Monday, as Western nations eye the return of IS jihadists warily.
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The United Kingdom Minister for Security, Ben Wallace, says he has reason to believe British photojournalist John Cantlie is still alive and is being held hostage by surviving Islamic State militants.
Several European Union states, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal and Spain, officially recognize Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela after Nicolás Maduro rejects the European ultimatum to call a new snap election. Other European Union countries, such as Greece and Ireland, stop short of recognizing Guaidó, while Italy's leading coalition party, the 5 Star Movement, declares that it is not "for the EU to tell another nation what to do".
German airline Germania declares bankruptcy and ceases operations, cancelling all flights immediately.
Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State, is banned from entering the United States.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town.