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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Images appear to show ISIS massacre in Iraq

A series of graphic images appearing to show a massacre carried out by Islamist militant group ISIS have been published on Twitter.

The images have not been verified.

Picture appearing to show ISIS militants loading captives into a truck.

However according to Associated Press reports, Iraq's top military spokesman Lieutenant General Qassim al-Moussawi said the pictures are authentic and he had been made aware of incidents of mass murder of captured Iraqi soldiers.

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