Beyond the Headlines: July 23, 2012

  • Wasit controversy over Ahdab incident
  • Army recruiting former regime officers
  • Dhi Qar army redeployed toward Syria
  • Garraf field prepares first oil
Beyond the Headlines: July 23, 2012
Members of the Iraqi Army's 38th Infantry Division redeploy from the Imam Ali Airbase near Nassiriya toward Iraq's border with Syria, in response to the conflict there. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

Wasit controversy over Ahdab incidentKUT – The Iraqi Oil Ministry has intervened on behalf of three members of the Wasit provincial council who face arrest warrants for allegedly assaulting workers at the Ahdab oil field.The Oil Ministry requested that the Wasit Misdemeanor Court in Kut stop pursuing the case, according to a statement issued by the office of Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani, the former oil minister and leader of the government's energy portfolio...

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