Wednesday March 25, 2015
Exploration company Petroceltic International said it has agreed with its partner to pull out of the Dinarta licence in Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Sunday January 18, 2015
The Islamic State group has freed around 350 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, delivering them to safety in the country's Kurdish north.
Friday October 03, 2014
Turkey has said it will do whatever it can to prevent the predominantly Kurdish town of Kobane, near its border with Syria, falling to Islamic State militants.
Saturday September 27, 2014
British fighter jets flew over Iraq today in first armed role since Islamic State militants swept across large areas of Northern Iraq in June.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
Oil and gas exploration company Petroceltic said it would resume drilling in Iraqi Kurdistan together with partner Hess in early October.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
The first strike south of Baghdad in a more than month-long US air campaign hit a jihadist target in Sadr al-Yusufiyah, 25km from the capital, a security spokesman has said.
Wednesday September 10, 2014
US President Barack Obama will announce later tonight that the US will begin airstrikes against Islamic State militants "wherever they exist".
Friday August 29, 2014
The jihadist group Islamic State has released a video appearing to show the beheading of a Kurdish man in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which the group captured in June.
Saturday August 16, 2014
All week, international eyes have been focused on tensions in Iraq, and particuarly Kurdistan where ISIS militants have advanced periously close to the capital Irbil. But beyond the news headlines, what’s life like on the ground? Brian O’Cathain is the CEO of oil company PetroCeltic. He’s been working in the region for a number of years.
Friday August 15, 2014
The main developments in Iraq since Sunni Arab militants launched an offensive, seizing territory in the north and the west: