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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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UK to provide initial £3m to help civilians fleeing Iraq

The Foreign Secretary William Hague said the government would provide emergency assistance to help those fleeing the ISIS Islamist fighters in Iraq.

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