Iraq 'volunteers' head to Mosul

A video released on YouTube apparently shows hundreds of men heading to the northern city of Mosul as part of a mission to retake it from Islamist militants.

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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.