The SCF Altai tanker has anchored near Israel's Ashkelon port June 20, 2014. (REUTERS/Amir Cohen)
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An oil tanker from Iraqi Kurdistan that was blocked for months from unloading in Texas by a Baghdad legal challenge has sailed back to the Mediterranean and delivered its cargo to Israel, according to trading sources and ship-tracking data.The United Kalvrvta tanker, carrying 1 million barrels of crude from the semi-autonomous region, became embroiled in a legal dispute in Texas last July after the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) looked to ramp up independent oil shipments.A source in the KRG said that all the oil was being delivered to established international trading companies.
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