Parliament passes budget with toned-down revenue expectations and rules for Baghdad-KRG oil cooperation.
Oil production is booming in Missan province, which now accounts for nearly one-tenth of Iraq's output.
The head of the Parliament Finance Committee talks about priorities for cutting costs while being able to pay for defense, refugees and IOCs.
Around 150,000 bpd from Kirkuk is being pumped to Turkey for the first time in 10 months.
The Finance Committee has cut Iraq's overall budget to $95 billion and shifted money from the Ministry of Defense to Shia militias and refugees.
Flights at Baghdad airport have been cancelled, but Transport Ministry assures safety after a Fly Dubai plane took machine gun fire.
Iraq on track to end year on upward trend for oil exports, though phantom Kirkuk sales go unexplained.
Amidst complaints over unpaid land compensation, protesters have disrupted the Russian oil giant's development of a KRG exploration block.