Pipeline attack causes Tigris oil slicks, water crisis

Tigris oil slick

The April 16 bombing of pipelines near the Tigris has sent oil spilling into the river and endangered the water supply for millions of Iraqis.

Basra negotiates Iran gas pipeline

Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest in Basra

A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.