Facing huge deficits and an economic crisis, Kurdistan’s government has little choice but to cut wages and risk further public unrest.
The province where Iraq's oil industry was born is starting to get paid for oil by the Kurdistan region. Kirkuk's governor explains the new "petrodollar" deal.
$10 million payment consolidates Kirkuk’s oil within the Kurdistan region’s exports, delivering cash to the province while shoring up a critical ingredient of the KRG’s oil mix.
The head of Iraq’s anti-flaring efforts discusses progress – and delays – on the long road to capitalizing on the country's natural gas wealth.
Iraq's oil minister discusses budget negotiations and the dispute with the KRG over oil fields, exports and revenues.
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