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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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A Shi'ite fighter searches a man after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

A Shi'ite fighter searches a man after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

A Shi'ite fighter searches a man after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi Army personnel take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi Army personnel take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi Army personnel take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families look on after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.

REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families look on after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families look on after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Shi'ite fighters supporting the Iraqi Army take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Shi'ite fighters supporting the Iraqi Army take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Shi'ite fighters supporting the Iraqi Army take part during an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.
REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families sit after surrendering to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014.

REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, October 27, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud
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Shi'ite fighters pose with a black flag belonging to the Islamic State, which they pulled down after capturing the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State militants, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite fighters pose with a black flag belonging to the Islamic State, which they pulled down after capturing the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State militants, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite fighters pose with a black flag belonging to the Islamic State, which they pulled down after capturing the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State militants, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Destroyed buildings are seen in Zumar, October 26, 2014, after Kurdish peshmerga forces took the northern Iraqi town from Islamic State. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Destroyed buildings are seen in Zumar, October 26, 2014, after Kurdish peshmerga forces took the northern Iraqi town from Islamic State. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Destroyed buildings are seen in Zumar, October 26, 2014, after Kurdish peshmerga forces took the northern Iraqi town from Islamic State. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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The shadow of a Shi'ite fighter flashing the V-sign while celebrating after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, is cast on a wall October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

The shadow of a Shi'ite fighter flashing the V-sign while celebrating after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, is cast on a wall October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

The shadow of a Shi'ite fighter flashing the V-sign while celebrating after taking control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants, is cast on a wall October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A Shi'ite fighter carries his weapon during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter carries his weapon during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter carries his weapon during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Iraqi Army personnel transport a wounded soldier after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi Army personnel transport a wounded soldier after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi Army personnel transport a wounded soldier after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi army members guard a checkpoint in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi army members guard a checkpoint in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi army members guard a checkpoint in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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A Shi'ite fighter shaves while holding a weapon in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A Shi'ite fighter shaves while holding a weapon in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A Shi'ite fighter shaves while holding a weapon in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands near a wall on which the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants and other writing have been painted over, in the northern Iraqi town of Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands near a wall on which the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants and other writing have been painted over, in the northern Iraqi town of Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands near a wall on which the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants and other writing have been painted over, in the northern Iraqi town of Zumar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Smoke rises after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke rises after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke rises after a mortar attack in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Shi'ite fighter aims using a sniper rifle during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter aims using a sniper rifle during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter aims using a sniper rifle during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Iraqi security forces personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in the Himreen mountains of Diyala province, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi security forces personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in the Himreen mountains of Diyala province, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi security forces personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in the Himreen mountains of Diyala province, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Iraqi Army personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014.
REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi Army personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi Army personnel participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Iraqi military vehicles are being transported into Jurf al-Sakhar, as part of reinforcements after Iraqi troops seized the town, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi military vehicles are being transported into Jurf al-Sakhar, as part of reinforcements after Iraqi troops seized the town, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi military vehicles are being transported into Jurf al-Sakhar, as part of reinforcements after Iraqi troops seized the town, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Shi'ite fighter wears a headband as he patrols in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter wears a headband as he patrols in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Shi'ite fighter wears a headband as he patrols in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Shi'ite fighters participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Jurf al-Sakhar, October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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A member of the Kurdish peshmerga forces gestures in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A member of the Kurdish peshmerga forces gestures in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal

A member of the Kurdish peshmerga forces gestures in Zumar, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ari Jalal
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