Authorities have blamed Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, a local militant group which claims to represent IS but has no proven links...
Numbers rose as bodies were recovered from the rubble and people succumbed to their injuries
The militants were "trying to compensate for their humiliating defeat in Falluja."
All 20 victims were foreigners, most of whom were killed by "sharp weapons".
Islamic State, which has claimed the attacks, posted photos of what it said were dead foreigners killed in the assault
The hostage crisis marks an escalation from a recent spate of murders claimed by Islamic State and al Qaeda on liberals,...
"Their deaths have critically degraded ISIL's leadership experience in Mosul."
The arrests brought the number of people detained in the investigation to 24
"There were little babies crying, people shouting, broken glass and blood all over the floor."
IS's territorial losses are not diminishing concerns about its intent and ability to strike abroad