Beyond the Headlines: June 13-19

  • Cabinet funds Iran gas pipeline
  • Tensions in Basra over U.S. presence
  • Halfaya production set to rise
  • Missan takes on de-mining
Beyond the Headlines: June 13-19
The Al-Quds power plant in northern Baghdad undergoes maintenance. Iraq is struggling to close a wide gap between limited power supply and rising demand. (THAIER AL-SUDANI/Reuters)

Cabinet funds Iran gas pipeline

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Cabinet has approved initial funding for a natural gas import pipeline from Iran, which will feed several power plants, including Mansuriya, al-Quds, and South Baghdad.

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