IRAQ

The KRG is threatening legal action against buyers of Iraqi oil to secure its “constitutional right” to 17% of federal oil revenues. The response to Baghdad’s efforts to block KRG oil sales comes as political ties between the two sides snap.

The KRG, in a statement posted on its official website, says under Article 112 of the Iraqi constitution, the federal government is legally required to distribute oil and gas revenues from present fields “in a fair manner...