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  • *Libya raises oil output to 535,000 bpd. *Kurdish forces make progress in Iraq against militants. LONDON, Aug 18- Oil fell below $102 a barrel to its lowest in over a year on Monday as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies.

  • *Kurdish forces make progress in Iraq against militants. LONDON, Aug 18- Oil fell more than $1 a barrel to trade below $103 on Monday as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies.

  • *Russia sees progress in Ukraine talks. SINGAPORE/ LONDON, Aug 18- Brent crude fell more than $1 to trade below $102.5 a barrel on Monday, as the threat of wider conflict in Ukraine diminished, oil output increased in Libya and worries eased over supply from key producer Iraq.

  • CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on the humanitarian crisis stemming from the violence in Iraq as refugees flee to the Middle Eastern surrounding countries.

  • The United States carried out air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish capital of Irbil and the Mosul dam, which is under control of the militants.

  • *Libya raises oil output to 535,000 bpd. SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Brent crude fell more than $1 to trade below $103 a barrel on Monday as Libya increased its oil output and as worries over supply from key producer Iraq eased. Brent crude for October delivery had fallen $1 to $102.53 a barrel by 0534 GMT, after trading as low as $102.35.

  • Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, says further Western involvement in Iraq will be "hard to sell" to the public.

  • *Libya raises oil output to 535,000 bpd. *Kurdish, U.S. forces make progress in Iraq against militants. SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Brent crude fell below $103 a barrel on Monday as Libya increased its oil output and as worries over supply from key producer Iraq eased.

  • *U.S. air support helping Kurds in Mosul Dam drive. DOHUK, Iraq, Aug 17- Kurdish fighters pushed to retake Iraq's largest dam on Sunday in an attempt to reverse gains by Islamic State insurgents who have overrun much of the country's north, officials said.

  • DOHUK, Iraq, Aug 17- Kurdish fighters are advancing towards the militant-held city of Mosul, aiming to reverse gains by Islamic State insurgents, witnesses and a Kurdish peshmerga commander said on Sunday.

  • ZAGREB, Aug 17- A delivery of crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived at Croatia's Adriatic sea port of Omisalj, a Croatian government source said on Sunday, confirming a report by daily newspaper Jutarnji List late on Saturday.

  • Islamic State said to kill 80 Yazidis in Iraq Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    Iraqi Yazidi refugees rest inside a tent at the Newroz camp in Hasaka province, northeastern Syria.

    Islamic State insurgents "massacred" some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said on Friday.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Iraqi Kurdistan has delivered its third major cargo of crude oil out of a Turkish port and a fourth is sailing to Croatia, showing the autonomous region is finding more buyers despite legal pressure from Baghdad and setbacks in the United States.

  • Haider al-Ibadi next Iraq PM     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    In the wake of Iraq's embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki stepping down, NBC's Duncan Golestani discusses the appointment of his successor Haider al-Ibadi.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday, with major indexes on track for a second week of gains, as traders bet there would be no immediate escalation in the tense situations in Ukraine or Iraq.

  • Investors keep close eye on geopolitics     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Discussing geopolitical concerns and the impact to economies in Europe, the U.S. and around the globe, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer, and Ed Keon, QMA Financial.

  • Iraq & ISIS after Maliki     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Discussing the significance of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki resigning, with retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs.

  • 'Big move' in oil price: Analyst     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Peter Hutton, energy analyst at RBC, says Thursday's move in the oil price was "quite significant" and that future prices are now more expensive than present-day prices.

  • Iraq: Al-Maliki steps down     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Michael Georgy, a bureau chief at Reuters, discusses Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Ibadi, and says that he may not have any more luck than his predecessor on the security front.