Usually punters need news of fresh oil to get them excited, but yesterday it was a court case in London that sent Gulf Keystone Petroleum spurting up more than 16 per cent.
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused of arming Kurdish separatists for attacks against Turkish government
Thursday 09 August 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been accused of arming Kurdish separatists who have stepped up attacks against the Turkish government - meddling that has the potential to lead to a major inflammation of the conflict outside war-ravaged Syria.
Monday 04 June 2012
Kurdish rebels have released a British tourist unharmed a day after his abduction in Turkey's south east, officials said today.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish troops have killed five Kurdish rebels in an overnight clash in southeast Turkey.
Friday 27 April 2012
Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr visited the president of the autonomous northern Kurdistan region yesterday seeking to ease tensions between Baghdad and the Kurds that have threatened the coalition government.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Oil production may be booming in Iraq, but punters were being told yesterday not to get their hopes up. While its government announced that its daily output had moved above 3m barrels for the first time since the 1970s, City scribes were warning that the risks of operating in the country were not being taken seriously enough.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
Two Turkish soldiers and 15 Kurdish rebels have been killed in clashes in Sirnak, in the country's south-east.
Sunday 01 January 2012
World View: Its three main communities – Shia, Sunni and Kurd – cannot seem to run the country together, and yet none can run it alone
Thursday 29 December 2011
Turkey's air force attacked suspected Kurdish rebel targets across the border in Iraq, the military said Thursday, but Kurdish officials claimed many of the roughly 35 people killed were teenaged smugglers mistaken for guerrillas.
Friday 23 December 2011
The deal the Americans did with the Shia, Sunni and Kurds was always uneasy
Thursday 22 December 2011
Maliki's demands for handover of rival heighten fears of sectarian strife
Sunday 18 December 2011
US oil supermajor Exxon Mobil is understood to have sounded out London-listed Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) over a possible deal that could value the Kurdistan-focused group at around £7bn.
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