To diversify power supply, Iraq signs framework deal with Gulf countries

New agreement could link Iraq into the GCC’s "energy highway," in an effort to meet rising electricity demand and reduce dependence on Iran.

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As Turkey-PKK conflict escalates, new risks for KRG

Two months into Turkey's new military offensive targeting PKK positions in Iraqi Kurdistan – and following the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil – a decades-old conflict is entering a volatile new phase.