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Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

Apr 18, – The refinery at Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, has been held by the Iraqi military for months despite the militants’ onslaught. Holding it remains crucial for the country, as it accounts for a little more than a quarter of the country’s entire refining capacity. Iraqi soldiers surrounded and […]

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Iraqi Kurds vote for regional legislature

Iraqi Kurds vote for regional legislature

Sep 21, – Voters in Iraq’s Kurdish north are making their way to polling stations for parliamentary elections in which smaller parties are hoping to challenge the self-rule region’s two major political movements. Voting got under way Saturday for the Kurdistan Regional Government’s 111-seat legislature, the fourth such election since 1992. The two parties that […]

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