Middle East

Iran vows to defend Iraq Shiite sites, insurgents battle for refinery

A member of Kurdish Peshmerga forces loads a missile launcher during clashes with militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Greater Syria in Jalawla in the Diyala province, on June 14, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/RICK FINDLER)





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