UNSC deplores terror attacks in Iraq

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The group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria vows to continue to take over cities and march onto Baghdad.
ISIS fighters have already seized several cities in northern and central Iraq, including Mosul, the country’s second largest city and Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.
There are reports the Iraqi Army has re-captured parts of those cities.
The United Nations Security Council is expressing concern over the escalating violence.
And U.S. President Barack Obama says he doesn’t “rule anything out” when it comes to helping Iraq deal with insurgents.
CCTV’s Wisam Bayati reports from Iraq.

Iraq army capitulates to Isis militants in 4 cities

Iraq army capitulates to Isis militants in 4 cities

The group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria vows to continue to take over cities and march onto Baghdad. ISIS fighters have already seized several cities in northern and central Iraq, including Mosul, the country's second largest city and Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. There are reports the Iraqi Army has re-captured parts of those cities. The United Nations Security Council is expressing concern over the escalating violence. And U.S. President Barack Obama says he doesn't "rule anything out" when it comes to helping Iraq deal with insurgents. CCTV's Wisam Bayati reports from Iraq.

The United Nations Security Council has also condemned the violence in Iraq. Thursday’s emergency meeting was called after fighting in the country intensified.
CCTV’s Nick Harper has more from UN headquarters in New York.

UNSC deplores terror attacks in Iraq

UNSC deplores terror attacks in Iraq

The United Nations Security Council has also condemned the violence in Iraq. Thursday's emergency meeting was called after fighting in the country intensified. CCTV's Nick Harper has more from UN headquarters in New York.

So who are ISIS, often called al Qaeda inspired – or al Qaeda affiliated. The group seems to have become a rival jihadist network very quickly.
CCTV correspondent Nathan King to explain.

ISIS militants rampage across Iraq

ISIS militants rampage across Iraq

So who are ISIS, often called al Qaeda inspired - or al Qaeda affiliated. The group seems to have become a rival jihadist network very quickly. CCTV correspondent Nathan King to explain.

With a deeper analysis on the ISIS and its increasing power in Iraq, we’re joined by Thomas Lynch. He’s a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of National Strategic Studies.

Thomas Lynch on violence in Iraq

Thomas Lynch on violence in Iraq

With a deeper analysis on the ISIS and its increasing power in Iraq, we're joined by Thomas Lynch. He's a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of National Strategic Studies. That's at the National Defense University here in Washington.