An oil worker walks next to burning oil fields in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Iraq's oil minister called Tuesday for Angolan energy firm Sonangol to resume work at fields south of Mosul where ISIS had set wells alight, sparking months-long infernos.Iraqi forces recaptured the Qayyarah and Najmah fields last year, but oil wells have burned long after ISIS was pushed back, blanketing areas for miles around in a haze of smoke.Iraqi forces are now battling ISIS inside Mosul, the country's second city and the last in which the extremists hold significant territory.
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