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Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17, 2014 in the central city of Karbala. (credit: MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Fails To Seize Iraq’s Largest Oil Refinery

Islamic militants attacked Iraq’s largest oil refinery late Tuesday, hours after it was shut down due to the threat and its foreign staff were evacuated, an Iraqi security official told The Associated Press.