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12 November 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

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United Nations

  • New UN envoy for Iraq starts work in Baghdad UN News Centre 12 Nov 2007 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's new Special Representative for Iraq, Staffan de Mistura, has arrived in Baghdad where he immediately assumed his responsibilities as the top United Nations envoy in the country.

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq: Kurds Push Ahead With Oil Contracts RFE/RL 12 Nov 2007 -- Iraq's Kurdistan regional government (KRG) continues to award contracts for oil exploration and development to foreign oil companies despite allegations by the central Oil Ministry that the contracts are not valid due to the absence of an oil law.
  • IRAQ: Basra closes doors to displaced IRIN 11 Nov 2007 -- Basra province, 550km south of Baghdad, can no longer accommodate Iraqi families fleeing insecurity, according to local officials.
  • IRAQ: Refugees forced home as funds dry up IRIN 12 Nov 2007 -- Broke and desperate, Ziad Qahtan Naeem and his family have returned to their house in war-battered Baghdad, a move they likened to a "death sentence".

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