Intra-Kurdish tensions high amidst provocations and protests

Security forces affiliated with Kurdistan's ruling KDP party have deployed near several PKK-heavy areas, raising the prospect of more violent confrontations.
  • Q&A: Kirkuk Gov. Najmaldin Karim

    Political "chaos" and financial struggles aren't stopping the Kirkuk governor from courting BP and bolstering defenses against the IS group.

  • Q&A: Baz Karim, president of KAR Group

    The most strategically important energy firm in Kurdistan, KAR manages the majority of the region's production and refining capacity, and its export pipeline.