Tikrit: 'Dozens' of prisoners freed by militants

Militants have liberated "dozens" of prisoners from several jails in the Iraq city of Tikrit, a local journalist has told ITV News Middle East News Editor Lutfi Abu-An.

Video: 'Islamist militants' in Tikrit streets

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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.