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Thousands of new recruits continue to stream into Baghad to join Iraq's army, as it attempts to defeat Isis-led Sunni fighters.
Islamist militant group Isis "knows no boundaries" and should be a concern for "the entire world" , a spokesman for the Kurdistan regional government has said.
Safeen Dizayee told ITV News Senior International Correspondent John Irvine that the Kurds had done their best to help put back together the 'Humpty Dumpty' of Iraq, but that they now faced a "very angry Frankenstein" in the form of Isis.
He also criticised the government in Baghdad, who he said had left Kurdistan's military under-resourced for a possible battle with Isis.
Islamist militants in Iraq have paraded captured US-made military equipment, ITV News Senior International Correspondent John Irvine has reported.
Some of the troops in the convoy of captured equipment also appear to be children.
ITV News News Editor Johnathan Wald also reports:
The US Department of Defense has said that there is "no truth to the rumours" that its drones have attacked militant targets in Iraq.
Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon Press Secretary has tweeted:
Over 1,000 people, most of whom were civilians, have been killed in violence in Iraq since Islamist militants Isis swept through large parts of the country, the United Nations has said.
The UN said some of the dead were executed by Isis, while others were prisoners killed be retreating Iraqi government forces.
"This figure - which should be viewed very much as a minimum - includes a number of verified summary executions and extra-judicial killings of civilians, police, and soldiers who were hors [outside] combat," U.N. human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told a news briefing.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Iraqi Kurdishtan to urged leaders not to withdraw from the political process in Baghdad.
A US State department official said the visit was "very important".
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The Foreign Secretary has been clear on the threat of Isis, but he has ruled out the prospect of any UK military involvement in the crisis.
Iraq’s foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, is a natural diplomat. Polite, immaculately dressed, and blessed with a great memory.