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Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during a military-style training in the holy city of Najaf, June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during a military-style training in the holy city of Najaf, June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa
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Personnel from the Kurdish security forces detain a man suspected of being a militant belonging to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the outskirts of Kirkuk June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed

Personnel from the Kurdish security forces detain a man suspected of being a militant belonging to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the outskirts of Kirkuk June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed
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Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a military-style training in Baghdad, June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a military-style training in Baghdad, June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a training session in their police force uniforms in Kerbala June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a training session in their police force uniforms in Kerbala June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a training session in their police force uniforms in Kerbala June 17, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi security forces to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who have taken over Mosul and other northern provinces, take part in a training session in their police force uniforms in Kerbala June 17, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer
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Members of the Kurdish security forces take part in an intensive security deployment in the outskirts of Kirkuk, June 16, 2014.REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed

Members of the Kurdish security forces take part in an intensive security deployment in the outskirts of Kirkuk, June 16, 2014.REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed
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Tribal fighters and members of Iraqi security forces carry their weapons as they take part in an intensive security deployment in Dujail, north of Baghdad, June 16, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer

Tribal fighters and members of Iraqi security forces carry their weapons as they take part in an intensive security deployment in Dujail, north of Baghdad, June 16, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer
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Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during a military-style training in the holy city of Najaf, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during a military-style training in the holy city of Najaf, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa
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Personnel from the Kurdish security forces detain a man suspected of being a militant belonging to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the outskirts of Kirkuk June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed

Personnel from the Kurdish security forces detain a man suspected of being a militant belonging to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the outskirts of Kirkuk June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed
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Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi Army to fight against predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), gather with their weapons during a parade in the streets in Al-Fdhiliya district, eastern Baghdad June 15, 2014. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi Army to fight against predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), gather with their weapons during a parade in the streets in Al-Fdhiliya district, eastern Baghdad June 15, 2014. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Tribal fighters and members of Iraqi security forces carry their weapons as they take part in an intensive security deployment in Dujail, north of Baghdad, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Tribal fighters and members of Iraqi security forces carry their weapons as they take part in an intensive security deployment in Dujail, north of Baghdad, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Members of Kurdish security forces travel in a vehicle during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on the outskirts of Diyala June 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yahya Ahmad

Members of Kurdish security forces travel in a vehicle during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on the outskirts of Diyala June 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yahya Ahmad
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Members of the Kurdish security forces take part in an intensive security deployment in the outskirts of Kirkuk, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed

Members of the Kurdish security forces take part in an intensive security deployment in the outskirts of Kirkuk, June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed
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Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Jurf al-Sakhar June 14, 2014. Picture taken June 14, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Jurf al-Sakhar June 14, 2014. Picture taken June 14, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Personnel from the Kurdish security forces detain a man suspected of being a militant belonging to the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the outskirts of Kirkuk June 16, 2014. REUTERS/ Ako Rasheed

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