Footage 'shows people crossing river to flee fighting'

Footage purported to show people crossing the river to flee fighting in Iraq's second largest city of Mosul has been posted on YouTube.

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Read: 500,000 people flee fighting in Iraq's second city Mosul


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.