Protesters gather at entrance to Iraq’s Zubair oilfield

A general view of al-Zubair oil field near Basra, Iraq. (Reuters)

About 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to Iraq’s giant Zubair oilfield on Tuesday, police said, amid growing unrest in southern cities over poor public services and corruption.

Officials at the field, run by Italy’s Eni, said production operations were running normally.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53