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Iraqis protest foreign workers at oil field

Iraqis protest foreign workers at oil field
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 9:26am

Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrated at an oil field in the country's south tuesday demanding jobs. The protesters are upset over the oil field employing foreign workers, many carried signs demanding that the foreign workers leave.

The majority of the oil fields in Iraq are operated by foreign companies, a situation which at times creates tension. Many of the foreign workers come from countries such as Pakistan and India.

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