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Iraq / Crisis #1125040

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jun 21, 2014
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(Studio: Deborah Feyerick) The advance of ISIS in Iraq introduced; scenes shown from Al-Ashiki.

(Studio: Deborah Feyerick; Baghdad: Nic Robertson) The fall of towns along Iraq’s border with Syria, the direct highway link for ISIS from Syrian strongholds to the outskirts of Baghdad and the security preparations in Baghdad discussed.

(Studio: Deborah Feyerick) Report introduced.

(Erbil, Iraq: Arwa Damon) The account from a man who saw firsthand how ISIS operates featured; cell phone video shown of ISIS fighters being welcomed in Mosul; details given about the enforcement of Sharia law. The view that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s regime is seen as occupiers and the heavy-handedness of Iraqi security forces discussed.

Feyerick, Deborah;
Robertson, Nic;
Damon, Arwa

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