Middle East

Tankers in limbo as Baghdad-Irbil oil conflict rages

The oil tanker SCF Byrranga, which was renamed the United Kalavryta in March 2014 (also known as United Kalavrvta) and is currently off the coast of Texas with a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, is seen off the Isle of Arran, Scotland in this handout photo taken February 21, 2014. (REUTERS/Tom Duncan)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 31, 2014, on page 8.




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