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ISIS Militants Control Major Road Between Jordan And Iraq03:09

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The militant group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, now controls the road between Iraq and Jordan. It's a major road for transporting goods, and ISIS is charging drivers taxes to use it.

The BBC's Murad Batal Shishani reports.

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  • Murad Batal Shishani, reporter for the BBC.

This segment aired on September 22, 2014.

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