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Kurdish oil tanker reappears off US coast

A tanker carrying disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil reappeared on satellite tracking on Monday near Texas, days after having gone silent with a $100 million cargo, but the latest vessel data showed it had not offloaded at sea. Acco

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Kogas starts crude production in Iraq's Badra

Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) has started commercial crude production in Iraq's Badra oilfield as planned, the state-run South Korean company said in a statement on Monday. Operations at the Badra field have been largely unaffected b

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Iraq forces break siege of Amerli

Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed

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Iraqi Kurdistan oil shipments reach 8.8m barrels

Sources and energy officials had told Reuters that the sales from Ceyhan via the autonomous regions new pipeline were more than 8 million barrels in 11 tankers.   A US court threw out an order to seize some 1 mil

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US planes strike Iraqi militants, drop aid near held town

The US carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon said. President Barac

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Iraqi Kurdistan oil shipments hit 8m barrels

Iraqi Kurdistan has shipped over eight million barrels of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, sources and energy officials said, as the autonomous region employs new tactics to establish independent oil sales in defiance of Baghdad.

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Iraq, Syria pose Saudi dilemma: failed states or Iran proxies

With militant Islamists gaining the upper hand in Syria's rebel movement and grabbing big tracts of Western Iraq, Saudi Arabia faces a dilemma. Saudi Arabia has long seen the conflicts in Iraq and Syria as a pivotal battle for

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Bombings shut down Zain Iraq's network in Kirkuk

A spate of deadly bombings that struck Kirkuk in northern Iraq at the weekend has damaged and temporarily shut down telecoms operator Zain Iraq's network in the province, a company source told Reuters on Monday. Three bombings

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US seeks coalition against Islamic State

The US is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said.

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UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings in Iraq

The United Nations condemned on Monday "appalling, widespread" crimes by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners that could amount to war crimes. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned &

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