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ISIS’s Road to Baghdad

Following a string of military victories, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham is approaching Baghdad.

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epa04262851 A photograph made available on 17 June 2014 by the jihadist affiliated group Albaraka News via their twitter account allegedly to show fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) aiming at advancing Iraqi troops at an undisclosed location near the border between Syria and Iraq, 12 June 2014. EPA/ALBARAKA NEWS/HANDOUT BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE. EPA IS USING AN IMAGE FROM AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE AND CANNOT PROVIDE CONFIRMATION OF CONTENT, AUTHENTICITY, PLACE, DATE AND SOURCE. HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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