Iraq forces break siege of main oil refinery: Officials

AFP , Saturday 15 Nov 2014

Iraqi pro-government forces on Saturday broke the siege of the country's main oil refinery, where security forces had held out for months against the Islamic State jihadist group, officials said.

"Iraqi forces... reached the gate of the refinery," the governor of Salaheddin province, Raad al-Juburi, told AFP.

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