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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 state TV shows 'images of air strikes near Mosul'

Iraqi state TV has broadcast pictures that claim to be of the Iraqi air force attacking ISIS insurgent positions.

The footage shows what appear to be air strikes on military bases near the northern city of Mosul, which was seized by insurgents yesterday.

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