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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 militants 'still gaining ground' despite air strikes

Such is the speed and significance of the ISIS advance, it is forcing together old enemies, America and Iran, to try to help the Iraqi government. .

Tentative talks between the two countries have been arranged.

Does this suggest that America has run out of options on Iraq?

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore has been finding out:

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