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A man who fled from Mosul, Iraq, shows CNN Senior International Correspondent Arwa Damon video that provides a rare glimpse into how ISIS is winning - and then ruling - over people in the cities they seize.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has stepped up their brutal propaganda campaign. The deadly terror group, on a rampage across Iraq, just released a gruesome new video that shows members interrogating and killing prisoners. CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Iraq.
Iraq's second largest city and a major cultural center, Mosul has fallen into the hands of the world's most brutal terrorist organization - a former al Qaeda affiliate called ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. CNN's Arwa Damon reports on the bloodshed in Iraq as the country is torn apart.
MORE: Iraqi soldiers, police drop weapons, flee posts
Throughout the jungles and across the savannahs of Africa, elephants are being slaughtered in the devastating ivory trade. But in one national park, the poachers are the prey - as eco-guards patrol the jungle, on the hunt for them. CNN's Arwa Damon is on the ground in the Republic of Congo, with an extraordinary look inside the battle to stop the ivory trade and save the elephants.
CNN's Arwa Damon talks to eyewitnesses from inside the brutal attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
CNN's Arwa Damon describes her interview with Ahmed Abu Khallah, who was just charged in the Benghazi attack.
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CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon reports on her rare visit with opposition fighters in Northern Syria.
CNN's Arwa Damon reports on Syria's ongoing violence spilling into neighboring countries and causing a refugee crisis.
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(CNN) - "These are the explosive devices, they are all made locally," Captain Daoud Hassan Mahmoud explains, crouching down and pointing to the metal cylinders, perhaps just 20cm in diameter - dozens of them are lined up next to each other.
The cylinders are packed with a deadly concoction of fertilizer, explosives and other chemicals bought from the local market.
Arwa Damon reports on the turmoil in Syria and the latest international outrage towards the country's government.
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