Rumaila deal challenge now Feb. 1

Federal court hears new arguments, agrees to give time to government to respond to MP's lawsuit challenging legality of BP deal for Rumaila field.

BAGHDAD - A Baghdad federal court Monday scheduled the next phase of the lawsuit challenging the Rumaila oilfield development contract for Feb. 1.

The attorney for Parliamentarian Sheda Musawi presented additional arguments that the contract violates Iraq's Constitution.

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