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Islamic State surges in North Iraq, near Kurdistan border

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STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops stand guard during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops stand guard during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops take part in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops take part in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Islamic State militants stand guard after controlling a checkpoint in Khazer at the border area of the Kurdish semi-autonomous region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Islamic State militants stand guard after controlling a checkpoint in Khazer at the border area of the Kurdish semi-autonomous region, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER/IRAQ

A member of the Kurdish "peshmerga" takes his position holding a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of the Kurdish "peshmerga" takes his position holding a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER/IRAQ

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops prepare to fire a mortar during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops prepare to fire a mortar during an intensive security deployment on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER/IRAQ

A member of the Kurdish "peshmerga" troops patrols during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of the Kurdish "peshmerga" troops patrols during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER/IRAQ

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops stand guard during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Kurdish "peshmerga" troops stand guard during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of the province of Nineveh, August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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STRINGER/IRAQ

People look at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

People look at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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STRINGER/IRAQ

A woman walks past the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A woman walks past the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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STRINGER

Members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) carry coffins of their fellow fighters, who were killed during clashes with Islamic State fighters in the Iraqi city of Rabia on the Iraqi-Syrian border, during their funeral in Ras al-Ain city in Syria's Hasakah province August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) carry coffins of their fellow fighters, who were killed during clashes with Islamic State fighters in the Iraqi city of Rabia on the Iraqi-Syrian border, during their funeral in Ras al-Ain city in Syria's Hasakah province August 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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STRINGER/IRAQ

Displaced families from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence, walk on the outskirts of Sinjar, west of Mosul, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Displaced families from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence, walk on the outskirts of Sinjar, west of Mosul, August 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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