IRAQ

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) says the majority of foreign oil companies have resumed normal operations in the autonomous region after Kurdish Peshmerga fighters pushed jihadi fighters out of border areas. Yet the anticipated rise in oil production is far from guaranteed. Baghdad has yet to budge from its opposition to independent oil exports or take steps to resolve the dispute with Erbil over revenue sharing. With no access to federal funds, the KRG is still being...