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Iraq: Troops Advance Against IS in Key Refinery Town

Iraqi troops backed by Shi'ite militias recaptured key parts of the northern refinery town of Beiji from Islamic State militants on Sunday, a general said.   The commander of the Interior Ministry's Quick Reaction Forces, Brig. Gen. Nassir al-Fartousi, told state TV that the Iraqi flag was raised on a local government building in Beiji and that troops were advancing to other areas, without elaborating.   There was no word on the fate of the contested refinery on the...

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