Iraqis carry the coffin of a man who was kidnapped and then executed by the Islamic state group in Karbala city, southern Iraq, on June 28. Photo: EPA

Islamic State makes a worrying comeback, just seven months after Baghdad declared ‘final victory’

Small-scale attacks in remote areas raise fears of a new cycle of insurgency

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Iraqis carry the coffin of a man who was kidnapped and then executed by the Islamic state group in Karbala city, southern Iraq, on June 28. Photo: EPA
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