Middle East

Iraq bombs Mosul as troops flee jihadist forces

An image downloaded on June 9, 2014 from the jihadist website Welayat Salahuddin shows militants of ISIS firing heavy machine guns during alleged fighting in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra. Jihadists are pushing toward Baghdad on June 12, 2014 after capturing a town just hours to the north. AFP PHOTO / HO / WELAYAT SALAHUDDIN





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