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How did ISIL get so rich?

by Reuters Videos 2:20 mins

How did ISIL get so rich?

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The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant shocked many with the speed it has captured territory in northwest and central Iraq. It's also considered the richest jihadi organisation. As Joanna Partridge reports, ISIL gets money from controlling energy fields, foreign donors, and extortion.

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