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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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ISIS fighters shout 'towards Baghdad' in Mosul parade

Footage shot on a mobile phone inside the Iraqi city of Mosul yesterday appears to show militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) parading through the streets inside Iraqi military vehicles.

The masked fighters waved the black flag of the Islamic State and can be heard shouting "towards Baghdad."

ITV News cannot independently verify this footage.

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