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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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New recruits for Iraq's army arrive in Baghdad

Thousands of new recruits continue to stream into Baghad to join Iraq's army, as it attempts to defeat Isis-led Sunni fighters.

Read: Iraq's foreign minister says America needs to help the military defeat Isis

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