A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter runs as they sweep the Bakirta village near the town of Makhmur, south of Irbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan August 27, 2014, after ISIS insurgents withdrew from the town. (REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal)
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ISIS has posted video of the execution of a captured Kurdish fighter, in a warning to Iraqi Kurdish leaders to end military cooperation with Washington, a monitoring group said.The United States has carried out a wave of airstrikes against the jihadists in northern Iraq, helping Kurdish forces to claw back ground lost to the militants earlier this month. Last week, ISIS released a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley and threatening another kidnapped reporter Steven Sotloff with the same fate if U.S. airstrikes are not halted.
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