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In a newly released video from the Islamic State (embedded above), the jihadist group shows more fighting at the Baiji oil refinery. It is unclear when some of this footage was recorded, however, as some scenes were previously featured in other photo releases. The video, which is the second part of the series from the refinery, shows fierce fighting between Islamic State militants and the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF). Several scenes show the Islamic State using mortars, rockets, and rocket-propelled grenades against ISF positions. One scene shows several Iraqi aircraft overhead launching airstrikes while the Islamic State fires anti-aircraft weaponry into the sky. At least two suicide bombers were highlighted by the jihadist group, while another scene shows the group using a drone to monitor the progress of a suicide bomber. Several of the scenes in the video have been prev...

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