Beyond the Headlines: Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

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Martin Kobler, the UN envoy to Iraq (left), gives a press conference with Basra Governor Khalaf Abdul Samad on Oct. 31. Samad asked Kobler to help prevent Kuwait from building the controversial Mubarak port. (ALI ABU IRAQ/Iraq Oil Report)

More power deals cancelled

NASSIRIYA -- Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani has cancelled more contracts signed by former Electricity Minister Raad Shallal al-Ani, according to a Dhi Qar provincial government official.

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