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Iraq blocks Twitter, Facebook, YouTube amid growing ISIL threat

The Iraqi government has blocked access to top social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, reportedly to hinder the activities of militants formerly associated with Al-Qaeda. Meanwhile, thousands are signing up to fight the insurgency in Iraq.http://english.irib.ir/news/world/middle-east/item/189880-iraq-blocks-twitter,-facebook,-youtube-amid-growing-isil-threat

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