Beyond the Headlines: June 6-12

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Ali Maarij, director general of the Missan Oil Co. (right), with then-Deputy Oil Minister Abdul Karim Luaibi and then-Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani, with officials of the Chinese National Offshore Oil Corp., at the signing of the Missan oil fields contract. (BEN LANDO/Iraq Oil Report)

Local battle over Missan Oil Co. chief

MISSAN — Hundreds of oil workers protested after the provincial council voted to sack the director general of the state-run Missan Oil Company, Ali Maarij.

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