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Mixed Iraqi forces enter Tikrit

‘DELICATE BATTLE’:Iraqi forces said their advance has been delayed because they are not facing fighters, but ‘booby-trapped terrain and sniper fire’ instead


The militant group has also ramped up its propaganda campaign in what some analysts see as a possible sign of desperation by a movement on its last legs.

After destroying several Iraqi heritage sites that are among the planet’s most precious, the militants again shocked the world on Tuesday by releasing a video in which an Arab Israeli accused of spying for Israel is “executed” by a boy who looks to be no older than 12.

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