Iranian MP slams regime, oil companies for drilling in renowned wetlands, forcibly displacing more Ahwazis

An MP from the Arab Ahwaz region of Iran confirmed in a recent Iranian state media report that the regime is deliberately draining the globally renowned Hor al-Azim wetlands to drill for oil, displacing the indigenous Arab people living nearby who have fished its waters for generations, despite the regime’s claims to wish to stabilise the region. 

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Lifting the lid off the Ahwaz oil and gas industry – and the price the Ahwazis pay for it

Ahwaz is a region very rich in oil and gas resources and could, as a result, be termed an energy superpower. However, as long as geopolitical ambitions related to natural resources play a key role in the creation and deconstruction of countries, such an abundance can become a curse rather than a blessing.

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