Al Jazeera 2014.08.03 12:19
Witnesses report capture by Islamic State of Zumar town and nearby oilfield
after battle with Kurdish forces.
Islamic State fighters have captured the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and a
nearby oilfield after a battle with Kurdish forces who had control of the
area, witnesses say.
Islamic State, which staged a lightning advance through northern Iraq in
June, has warned residents of nearby villages along the border with Syria
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