Islamic militants have captured a further two border crossings - one with with Jordan and another with Syria - the Associated Press have reported, citing Iraqi officials.
BREAKING: Iraqi officials say militants have captured 2 border crossings, 1 with Jordan, 1 with Syria.
MORE: The officials say militants captured the Turaibil crossing with Jordan and the al-Walid crossing with Syria: http://t.co/lfZyHIJtgt
The Foreign Secretary has been clear on the threat of Isis, but he has ruled out the prospect of any UK military involvement in the crisis.
Iraq’s foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, is a natural diplomat. Polite, immaculately dressed, and blessed with a great memory.
Isis has paraded military equipment in Mosul it captured from when the Iraqi army fled in what some see as a "nightmare scenario."