1. National

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.

View all 264 updates ›

Hundreds attend morning pro-ISIS rally in Mosul

Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS) militants and supporters have marched in numbers on the streets of Mosul, after the city was captured last week.

Images show groups of men carrying black flags, with the emblem of ISIS emblazoned across them, cheering through the streets of Iraq's largest northern city.

Black flags with the emblem of the Islamic State of Iraq are waved during the rally. Credit: ITV News
Hundreds march on the streets of Mosul Credit: ITV News

More on this story