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Officials in the US have said they expect to announce more airstrikes in Iraq later today.
The Pentagon said the military was continuing to target Islamic State vehicles and other targets in the northern part of the country, as part of efforts to drive back militants who have invaded from Syria.
An Israeli airstrike failed to kill the commander of Hamas armed wing in Gaza, according to the militant group.
Israeli fighter planes bombed a house in northern Gaza, killing Mohammed Deif's wife, his seven-month-old son and three other people yesterday.
But the shadowy leader of Hamas's armed wing in Gaza survived the attack, the group said.
The Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned "in the strongest terms" the beheading of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.
A statement released on his behalf also called for those behind the attack to be brought to justice.
– Spokesman for Ban Ki-moon
The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the horrific murder of journalist James Foley, an abominable crime that underscores the campaign of terror the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues to wage against the people of Iraq and Syria.
He extends his deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr. Foley. The perpetrators of this and other such horrific crimes must be brought to justice.
BKS Iyengar, the man credited with popularising yoga around the world, has died in hospital at the age of 95.
Iyengar began learning yoga aged 15 in a bid to overcome a series of illnesses he suffered as a child, and within three years he began teaching.
He developed his own style of yoga teaching, initially from his institute in the western Indian city of Pune and eventually spreading to more than 100 Iyengar yoga centres around the world. His book, Light on Yoga, has sold more than three million copies around the world.
Iyengar also counted a number of celebrities among his devotees, including Pakistani cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, writer Aldous Huxley and violinist Yehudi Menuhin.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would be remembered as "a fine Guru, scholar and a stalwart who brought yoga into the lives of many across the world".
An explosion in Tel Aviv was part of a barrage of five rockets fired at Israel in the last half-an-hour, according to the country's military.
The recent explosion heard in Tel Aviv was part of a barrage of 5 rockets fired at Israel in the past 30 minutes.
It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties. Palestinian health officials say at least 19 people have died in Israeli air strikes since the latest ceasefire ended yesterday.
An explosion has been heard in Tel Aviv, according to a tweet by the Israeli military, although it was not immediately clear what had caused it.
Just now, an explosion was heard in the Tel Aviv area.
Essex Police have released these images of the shipping container from Tilbury Docks that was found to be holding 35 Afghan Sikhs.
The images show the inside of the container half full of liquid containers and strewn with bags and what look like clothes.
A second man has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the death of a man and discovery of 34 other immigrants in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks, Essex Police said.
The police statement said the man, who is aged 33 from Londonderry, was arrested shortly after 1pm today.
Israel says 175 rockets have been fired at its territory from Gaza since the latest ceasefire was broken yesterday.
Since Hamas broke the latest ceasefire, over 175 rockets have been fired at Israel.
There have been no reported casualties as a result of the rocket attacks.
However, Palestinian health officials say at least 19 people have died in Israeli air strikes since the ceasefire ended yesterday.
The US National Security Council has confirmed a video released by the Islamic State purporting to show US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff is authentic.
– NSC spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden
The US Intelligence Community has analysed the recently-released video showing US citizens James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
We have reached the judgement that this video is authentic.
We will continue to provide updates as they are available.