Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS

Iraqi soldiers and Sunni fighters hold a position on the top of a building on the frontine during clashes with Islamic States (IS) fighters on September 17, 2014 in the town of Dhuluiya, some 75 kms (45 miles) north of BaghdadWashington (AFP) – Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists and warning: “Our reach is long.”

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