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Caliphate from Northern Syria to Mosul: ISIL Terrorists conquered Mosul & Tikrit, and now near Iraqi capital.

Middle East Security News.-  ISIL conquered Mosul and Tikrit, now to Baghdad. Photo Credit AP

Middle East Security News.- ISIL conquered Mosul and Tikrit, now to Baghdad. Photo Credit AP

Sunni ISIL terrorists spilling over the border from Syria on Tuesday seized control of the northern city of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest, in the most stunning success yet in a rapidly widening terrorist insurgency that threatens to drag the region into war.

Having consolidated control over Sunni-dominated Nineveh Province, armed gunmen were heading on the main road to Baghdad, Iraqi officials said, and had already taken over parts of Salahuddin Province. Thousands of civilians fled south toward Baghdad and east toward the autonomous region of Kurdistan, where security is maintained by a fiercely loyal army, the pesh merga. GO TO SOURCE