ISIS suicide bombers killed seven members of Iraq’s security forces in an attack on an Iraqi police and army base Wednesday in Baiji, north of ...
Iraqi security and allied paramilitary forces thrust further northward up the main highway leading to Mosul
Baiji lies at a crossroads between several frontlines and control of the area is seen as the key to progress in other regions
ISIS suicide bombers and fighters attacked the centre of Iraq's northern oil refinery town of Baiji
Control of the refinery has changed hands more than once since ISIS launched its offensive in June last year
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack on NOC’s chief of operations, Saad al-Karbalaie
Eight of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Bayji, Haditha, Sinjar and Tel Afar
Iraq’s biggest refinery complex near the town of Baiji north of Baghdad has changed hands several times over many months of fighting
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group has killed five policemen in a town near Iraq's biggest refinery, in an attack that may help ease pressure ...
The refinery beside the town of Baiji has changed hands before, reflecting the Iraqi army's struggle to hold territory it recaptures after months of clashes.
Four suicide bombers in vehicles packed with explosives hit security forces in al-Hijjaj, south of Baiji town
While Iraq’s largest oil refinery Baiji is not operational, its location is significant as it is on the road from Kirkuk to Mosul
The U.S. military says ISIS ‘has entered the Baiji refinery’ and that the Islamist militants ‘do control parts of it’
Iraqi forces attempt to stop ISIS from further claiming more territories in Ramadi after retaking most of the country’s largest refinery
The Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi also welcomed news that the Saudi embassy in Baghdad will reopen soon
Iraqi officials acknowledged on Wednesday that ISIS had seized some roads and buildings at its biggest oil refinery in Baiji
Abadi’s statement comes after U.S. estimates that ISIS has lost about a quarter of the populated areas it seized in Iraq
ISIS has attempted repeatedly over the past 10 months to capture the refinery - the country’s largest - but security forces have managed to fight them off
The refinery was under siege for five months after ISIS militants tore through Iraq last summer
Sheikh Naeem al-Ku’oud, one of Anbar’s tribal notables, said ISIS recaptured these villages after they were previously liberated
ISIS extremists have been pushed back in some areas northern Iraq
ISIS fighters were present in four of Baiji's 12 neighborhoods, as well as areas on the perimeter of the sprawling refinery complex
If confirmed, the recovery of the facility could provide critical momentum for government forces
The bomber targeted a crowd gathering around soldiers who had retaken parts of the city centre
Iraqi military forces reached the center of the northern city of Baiji to try to break an ISIS siege of the country’s biggest refinery nearby
The Baiji Refinery was producing around 170,000 barrels per day before it was closed due to violence
About 250 to 300 workers were evacuated from Iraq’s Baiji refinery during brief truce in fighting
Militants attacked Iraq's main oil refinery early Wednesday as they pressed an offensive that has seen them capture swathes of territory.
A witness said the militants arrived in more than 50 vehicles
This year has been Iraq’s most violent since 2006-7
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