SOC workers demand profitsBASRA – Dozens of employees of Iraq's state-run South Oil Company (SOC) staged a protest on March 27 to demand a piece of the company's profits.Protesters claimed that, under an agreement finalized on March 18 with SOC leaders, they are due 385 billion Iraqi dinars ($320 million)."Associates deserve these profits, but they are losing them to corrupt operations within the company," said a protest organizer who identified himself as Abu Adel.SOC spokesm...
Beyond the Headlines: April 1, 2012
- SOC workers demand profits
- Maliki fires Missan police chief
- Missan starts gas pipeline
- Anbar marks summit with protests