Fighting in Iraq

Video released claiming to show British Jihadists in Iraq

Fri 20 Jun 2014
By Sarah McAllister

A video has emerged of what appears to be British Jihadists - claiming to be members of the militant group ISIS, which is fighting in Iraq - appealing to western Muslims to join them in Jihad. 

The clip hasn't been independently verified.

The US is sending 300 military advisers to support Iraqi forces after the country asked for foreign help.

Meanwhile Christians fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul are to be given emergency funding by Aid to the Church in Need.

A grant of 100,000 Euros will provide food and shelter for more than 3000 people who've left since Islamic militants took over the city.

Rt Revd Tim Stevens is the Bishop of Leicester.

He tells Premier he's praying the problems in Iraq don't cause division here:

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