Southern Iraqi provinces spar over gigantic oil field

By Shaymaa Adel Azzaman, January 20, 2013 Iraq’s oil riches are a blessing for a country that has seen ruinous wars and devastating civil strife. But they can also be a bone of contention. The sparring is pitting two of Iraq’s richest oil provinces against each other. The provinces of Missan and Basra both lay(…)