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Could US and Iran Tension Impact Oil Prices?

Oil prices are sensitive to geopolitical tension. There’s renewed tension between the US and Iran due to the attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad. The tension could impact oil prices. Market Realist reports in its article  …

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 Gas station explodes in Turkey's Kirikkale

A gas station has exploded in one of the industrial zones of Turkey’s Kirikkale province, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary data, two were injured and one person died. Firefighters and ambulance teams …

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Iraq's energy sector needs political deal

Approval of plans to expand Iraq’s oil output and export capacity awaits the formation of a new cabinet, following May’s inconclusive election results. As Petroleum Economist writes in an article " …

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Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil swap deal

Iraq has agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday, Reuters reports. The agreement signed by the two …

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Baghdad: security in Kirkuk completely restored

The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered the withdrawal of Shiite-led pro-government militias from Kirkuk province, who took part in the successful campaign to expel Kurdish forces from the northern region. …

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ISIS militants execute dozens of people in Iraq - media

ISIS militants have executed 28 army recruits southwest of Kirkuk, a police official said Wednesday. "ISIS members executed today 28 army and Sahwa recruits at a district in Hawija 55 km southwest of Kirkuk,” the head of …

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ISIS executes hundreds of Mosul area residents

SIS executed 284 men and boys as coalition forces closed in on Mosul, an Iraqi intelligence source told CNN. Those killed Thursday and Friday had been rounded up near and in the city for use as human shields against attacks that …

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