The similarities between the speeches drew online accusations of plagiarism, but aides of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen brushed off the criticism.
In the early part of the last century it was not Daesh that propelled Mosul into international news. It was a thirst for oil that pushed global powers to fight over the city.
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