Hague discusses 'need for inclusive government' in Iraq

Foreign Secretary William Hague tweeted following his meeting with Kurdish Regional Government leaders in northern Iraq:


Talks with President Barzani on need for inclusive Gov in #Iraq with strong sense of partnership between Shia, Sunni and Kurds


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.