After taking Anbar's capital, IS fighters are seizing more territory and threatening the Habbaniya air base, a key staging area for a potential Iraqi counter-attack.
The leader of Iraq's oil capital discusses economic development and security for Basrawis and oil companies.
Karim criticizes leaders in both Baghdad and Erbil for their handling of oil policy and territorial disputes, and outlines a vision of Iraqi federalism that empowers provinces.
The new refining chief says Karbala is on track, Missan is behind schedule, Nassiriya is open for offers, Kirkuk is ready for financing, and Basra can dip into petrodollars to build a new one.
After the KRG helped facilitate a record month for Iraqi exports, Baghdad has transferred $445 million.
Tensions rise in northern Salahaddin province after militiamen confiscated vehicles and weapons from Iraqi President Fuad Masum's Kurdish Peshmerga bodyguards.
Hamrin set on fire as militants flee, though IS still controls Ajil, as various Iraqi forces close in around Tikrit.
Zebari discusses contract renegotiations with oil companies, financing Iraq's budget deficit, and building trust between Baghdad and Kurdistan.