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Islamic State leader calls for jihad in audio message

The leader of the Islamic State, formerly Isis, has released the first audiotape calling for jihad since the group renamed. The group is currently battling Iraqi forces across large parts of the country.

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Iraqi oil refinery town 'in flames' after Mosul seized

Footage said to show large fires burning in the Iraqi oil refinery town of Baiji have been posted online after the country's second largest city Mosul was seized by Islamist militants.

ITV News cannot independently verify these images.

Footage is said to show smoke billowing from the old refinery town of Baiji. Credit: RTV
Large fires purported to be in the Iraqi oil refinery town of Baiji. Credit: RTV
This grainy image is said to show the interior of an abandoned police station in Baiji after an assault. Credit: RTV

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