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Many struggle to find decent work, despite upsurge in investment and development.
8 Nov 10
Basrans not sure what to make of return of detested former leader’s plaything.
4 Nov 10
Ma’dan tribal leaders say they will resist impact of oil boom and urbanisation on their traditional culture.
15 Oct 10
They lament demise of their once-thriving livelihood, hit hard by combination of ecological and industrial problems.
4 Jun 10
State of Law and Iraqiya blocs appear neck-and-neck as initial elections results released. By Ali Kareem and Ali Abu Iraq in Baghdad and Basra
22 Apr 10
Iraqi candidates and coalitions are prohibited from using religious references in their campaigns.
4 Mar 10
Upriver dams cause influx of salt water that’s destroying crops and killing livestock in once verdant Basra region.
17 Nov 09
UN critical of pace of landmine clearance, warning it’ll be decades before targets met.
3 Jul 09
Reporter finds local people struggling to revive their ancient lifestyle.
5 Jun 09
14 May 09