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Iraqi Sunni militants set their sights on Baghdad

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 5:36 a.m.

Iraqi men rally in Baghdad on Thursday against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant as they gather to volunteer for military service. Authorities have urged Iraqis to help battle the insurgents.

Islamic militants who have seized Iraqi cities and towns vowed Thursday to march on Baghdad to settle old scores, joined by Saddam Hussein-era loyalists and other disaffected Sunnis who hope to capitalize on the Shiite-led government's political paralysis.

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