Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji : The

 &#; Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji : The Two-Way Rapid gains by Sunni extremist group ISIS are having a wide impact, crimping Iraq's oil industry and leading to calls for its ...

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Battle rages for Iraq's largest oil refinery | Middle East …

 &#; Iraq’s main oil refinery remains under siege on Wednesday after a major assault by Sunni militants, with staff telling news agencies that most of the facility was now under their control but the ...

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Iraqi militants catalog violence army insurgents battle for iraq's largest oil refinery

 &#; IRAQ: Army, insurgents battle for Iraq's largest oil refinery The statistics in the report indicate that the organization was focused on Ninevah province, where rebels seized portions of Mosul ...

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Deadlock in battle for Iraq refinery casts doubts on …

 &#; Iraq's military has been trying to build momentum at the Baiji refinery and in Anbar province in the west before attempting to seize Mosul, the biggest prize in the war against the ultra-hardine Sunni group. Officials say the army should secure gains in those areas before setting its sights on Mosul, the largest city in the north.

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Iraqi forces and militia seize most of Baiji refinery ...

 &#; TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters)Iraqi forces and Shi’ite militia fighters recaptured most of the country’s largest oil refinery from Islamic State militants on Thursday, security officials said.

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Iraq security forces, militants battle for country's ...

 &#; BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces battled insurgents targeting the country's main oil refinery and said they regained partial control of a city near the Syrian border Wednesday, trying to blunt

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Savage battle rages in Iraq for control over nation's ...

 &#; BAGHDAD: Islamist insurgents battled Iraqi forces for control of the nation’s largest oil refinery near Baiji. Local police said militants are inside the plant, while the central government said its elite troops are in control. Army helicopters struck fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and ...

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Baiji, Iraq

 &#; Baiji (Arabic: بيجي ‎; also spelled Bayji) is a city of about,inhabitants in northern Iraq.It is located somemiles north of Baghdad, on the main road to Mosul.It is a major industrial centre best known for its oil refinery, the biggest in Iraq, and has a large power plant.With regards to transport in the area, Baiji is a junction of the national railway network.

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Sunni Rebels Take Over Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery ...

 &#; Workers at Iraq's largest oil refinery said Sunni rebels were in control of the refinery's' perimeter and government forces were trapped inside, dealing a major setback to the government of …

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Iraqi soliders battle Sunni militants for third day over ...

army insurgents battle for iraq's largest oil refinery  &#; Iraqi soldiers and helicopter gunships continue to battle Sunni militants for a third day on Thursday for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery.

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Battle of Baiji ()

 &#; The Battle of Baiji (October–December) was a battle that took place in Baiji, Iraq. In mid-November, Iraqi forces retook the city of Baiji, and re-entered the Baiji Oil Refinery. However, clashes continued in the region, and onDecember, ISIL forces captured Baiji and put the Baiji Oil Refinery under siege once again.

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Battle for Iraq's Beiji Oil Refinery Continues

 &#; Government security forces fought Thursday to regain control of Iraq's largest oil refinery in a decisive test of Baghdad's ability to protect an economic pillar from Sunni Muslim insurgents. Matt ...

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Insurgents shut Iraq's largest oil refinery

 &#; IRAQ has shut down its largest oil refinery because of insurgent threats in the wake of government-ordered petrol price increases. The plant, in the northern town of …

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Deadlock in battle for Iraq refinery casts doubts on …

 &#; Deadlock in battle for Iraq refinery casts doubts on Mosul campaign ... (Reuters)The Iraqi army’s failure to recapture the country’s largest oil refinery from Islamic State aftermonths ...

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Terrorists take control of Iraq's biggest oil refinery

 &#; Terrorists take control of Iraq's biggest oil refinery By Rick Moran The ISIS terrorists have captured the largest refinery in Iraq, located in the town of Baiji, aboutmiles north of Baghdad.

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Battle for Iraq's Beiji Oil Refinery Continues

 &#; Government security forces fought Thursday to regain control of Iraq's largest oil refinery in a decisive test of Baghdad's ability to protect an economic pillar from Sunni Muslim insurgents. Matt ...

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Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji …

 &#; BAGHDAD (Reuters)Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the centre of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said. The renewed fighting in Baiji by the Islamist militants

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Army, insurgents battle for Iraq's largest oil refinery

 &#; Iraq's army claimed Wednesday it had repelled an attack on the nation's largest oil refinery and killedmilitants while the nation's prime minister provided an upbeat assessment on government ...

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Iran vows to defend Iraq Shi'ite sites; insurgents battle ...

 &#; Iran vows to defend Iraq Shi'ite sites; insurgents battle for refinery ... as militants pressing a major offensive attacked the country's largest oil refinery. AFP PHOTO/HAIDAR HAMDANI (Photo ...

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Baiji oil refinery battle can be seen from space

Battle for Iraq's oil refinery can be seen from space: Smoke rises above vast site as Shiites rush to join 'peace brigades' to defend holy sites from ISIS ... surrounded Iraq's largest oil ...

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Sunni, Shiite unity meeting seeks to defuse Iraqi …

 &#; ISIS insurgents fired mortars at the oil refinery in Baiji, forcing the temporary shutdown of Iraq's largest gasoline processing plant. Here's what you need to know about the strategic importance ...

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Iraqi refinery may be destroyed in battle to save it

 &#; Islamic State militants have dug trenches around natural gas and hydrogen tanks at Iraq's largest refinery, raising the stakes in a battle where the price of victory may be the refinery itself. The militants launched their fiercest attack on the installation last month and now control large parts

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Battle of Baiji ()

 &#; The Battle of Baiji (October–December) was a battle that took place in Baiji, Iraq.In mid-November, Iraqi forces retook the city of Baiji, and re-entered the Baiji Oil Refinery. However, clashes continued in the region, and onDecember, ISIL forces captured Baiji and put the Baiji Oil Refinery under siege once again.

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Isis insurgents attack Iraq's biggest oil refinery | World ...

 &#; The Baiji oil refinery,miles north of Baghdad, is under attack by Isis. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters Islamist militants have attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery in the city of Baiji ...

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Iraqi forces holding on in fight for oil refinery ...

BAGHDAD — Iraqi soldiers and helicopter gunships appeared to be holding on after three days of battle against Sunni militants Thursday for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, but Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's own fate seemed increasingly in play with political leaders meeting in recent days behind closed doors and discussing his future, according a Shiite lawmaker.

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Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji …

 &#; Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an ...

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ISIS and government forces battle for control of Iraq's ...

 &#; ISIS and government forces battle for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery The loss of the refinery, which is the country's largest and supplies the domestic market, would be a significant blow ...

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Iraq forces battle militants over main oil refinery | The …

 &#; Sunni extremists battle for control of Iraq’s largest oil refinery, which provides it with over a quarter of its domestically produced fuel.

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Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji …

 &#; Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery. Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the centre of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country`s largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said.

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Insurgents attack Iraq’s largest oil refinery in Beiji

 &#; world; Insurgents attack Iraq’s largest oil refinery in Beiji. MILITANTS hung their black banners at Iraq’s largest oil refinery, suggesting it had fallen to the insurgents who have seized ...

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Baiji refinery nearly falls to insurgents

 &#; ERBILBy Tuesday evening, aroundmembers of an elite Iraqi counter-terrorism unit were the last men standing in defense of Iraq's largest oil refinery. More thanmembers of the Iraqi Army'sth Brigade, tasked with defending the Baiji refinery, had fled the facility after striking a deal ...

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