Sunni tribes 'seize Iraq-Jordan border crossing'

Sunni Iraqi tribes have reportedly seized the border with Jordan after the Iraqi army withdrew from the area, Jordanian and Iraqi intelligence sources have said.

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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.