Nationwide oil production continued its month-on-month increase in September, and the Oil Ministry has plans for that to continue.
Federal forces are advancing deep into disputed territories beyond Kirkuk, fundamentally changing the balance of power over oil in northern Iraq.
Federal forces regain control of government buildings, military bases, and oil fields – including Bai Hassan and Avana – which had been appropriated by the KRG.
The top Hashid commander in Kirkuk discusses rising military tensions after Kurdistan's independence referendum.
The Peshmerga commander responsible for the KRG's fourth sector, including south of Kirkuk, talks about recent military escalations.
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