1. CALL IT OFF

    ISIS: We Didn't Order Genital Mutilation

    Reuters

    We're not ones to take the word of ISIS over the United Nations, but the Islamists are denying a U.N. claim that they've ordered all women in the Iraqi city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation. ISIS called the story propaganda based on a fake document, but a senior U.N. coordinator says there has been a fatwa issued promising severe punishment if the procedure to curb "immorality" isn't performed. "If ISIS responds to every lie and rumour they will not be able to control all these areas you hear about. Please ask UN to prove their claims before you hear from us," an ISIS supporter's Twitter account posted along with photos of decapitated Syrian soldiers. 

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