National Politics

Iraqi Oil Minister Adil Abdulmahdi (left), KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani (center), and KRG Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani (right),  in Erbil on Nov. 13, reach a deal on restarting revenue sharing payments and exports. (Source: Kurdistan Regional Government)

Kurdistan budget payment imminent

Baghdad is set to make a partial budget transfer to Erbil within days, although the fate of a cooperative oil export and revenue deal remains uncertain.