Beyond the Headlines: Jan. 9-15

  • More power to Basra
  • Electricity DGs under investigation
  • Diyala crisis continues
  • Kirkuk airbase dispute resolved
Beyond the Headlines: Jan. 9-15
Electricity Minister Karim Aftan meeting with an Anbar province delegation Jan. 10, 2012. (Ministry of Electricity)

More power to BasraBAGHDAD -- Amidst requests from various provinces for a larger share of the national power supply, the Electricity Ministry has indicated it will favor Basra."We are working to serve Iraq generally," an Electricity Ministry statement said, "and we also keep in mind the provinces that suffered and made great sacrifices such as Basra province, which will receive special treatment in the provision of power because of the humid conditions in which they live, especially in ...

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