Basra security reinforced amidst unrest near oil sites

Members of Iraq's anti-terrorism unit for oil facility protection take their positions during a training exercise in Basra
New security leadership and armored reinforcements come to Iraq's oil capital, as protests over jobs and conflicts among tribes cause instability near major oil sites.
  • Q&A: Senior Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh Nema

    Fayadh Nema GE signing

    After taking over day-to-day leadership of the Oil Ministry in the wake of an ongoing political crisis, Fayadh Nema discusses the path ahead for Iraq's oil sector.

  • Q&A: Iraqi Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool

    Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, Iraqi army spokesman for the Joint Military Command, announcing the capture of ex-Saddam Hussein official Abdel Baqi al-Sadun during a press conference in Baghdad on June 28, 2015.(Karim Kadim/Associated Press)

    Iraq’s spokesman for the Joint Military Command taking on IS discusses the grueling siege of Fallujah, and the progress of operations in Anbar province.

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