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Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disaster

Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disaster

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 20:13

Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disaster - Rûdaw

Mansour al-Mareed elected as new governor of Iraq’s Nineveh province

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 21:31
MOSUL,— The Provincial Council of Nineveh on Monday elected Mansour al-Mareed as the new governor of the province, after the former head was sacked over the deadly ferry sinking in the provincial capital Mosul, the official television reported. Up to 28 ...

Iraq’s Nineveh Finally Elects New Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — Following weeks of political competition, a new governor was finally elected for Nineveh province on Monday. Sources with knowledge on the issue confirmed to BasNews that the Provincial Council of Nineveh convened today and elected Mansour Mur’ee ...

New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on Monday

BAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...

Council awaits court decision to elect new governor faced with s

Rûdaw - 2019-05-10 00:11

Disputes in Kirkuk postpone vote to decide new governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-01 15:50

Iraq Lawmakers Delay Vote to Elect New President - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-04-26 07:09

The Syrian Yazidi celebrated “Red Wednesday (Çarşema Sor).

SDF Press - 2019-04-18 17:30
Hasaka – The Yazidi House in Hasaka organized a celebration yesterday for the “Red Wednesday (Çarşema Sor). It is a religious and national day, which refers to the New Year for the Yezidi Kurds. The celebration took place in Beylesan resort in Amuda city. ...

Village School Closed Down as Turkey-PKK Conflicts Continue on Kurdistan border

BAS News - 2019-04-18 14:45
ERBIL — Local authorities had to close down a school in Shranshe village of Duhok province and send the students to a neighboring district as Turkish airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) continue in the area. Shranshe village is located ...

Nineveh to elect new governor as Mosul mourns ferry disaster

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

How Herbal Medicine Can Interact With Prescription Drugs?

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK Throughout the centuries, people have used the complex properties found in plants to treat medical ailments. As modern prescription drugs became readily available, herbal medicines became less popular, but they are making a comeback as people ...

Erdoğan manages to install his choice as new European Court of Human Rights judge – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-04-12 01:58

France Calls for Continuation of Humanitarian Aid to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 22:01
Nearly 1.5 million IDPs and Syrian refugees are still hosted in the region. ERBIL - France has called on the humanitarian organizations to prolong their assistance to the Kurdistan Region as the autonomous region is still hosting a great number of IDPs a ...

Creativity Flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College Officially Opens

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
MOSUL (UNDP) — The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University was officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Iraq. The College, ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

Israelis Vote in Knesset Election

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli voters on Tuesday began to cast ballot to elect members of Knesset (Israel’s parliament). Voting is taking place at 10,720 polling stations across the country, plus another 96 at Israeli embassies and consulates abroad. There are 6.3 m ...

Genel names new CEO as Ozgul steps aside | Upstream

Upstreamonline - 2019-04-08 23:30

Baghdad Issues Arrest Warrant, Travel Ban for Ex-Governor after Mosul Ferry Accident

BAS News - 2019-03-27 16:39
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities have issued an arrest warrant and travel ban for the former governor of Nineveh after the ferry accident in Mosul. Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi requested parliament to vote for dismissing governor Nawfal Hammad ...

Iraqi parliament sacks Nineveh governor after Mosul boat capsize

E-Kurd - 2019-03-27 15:41
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament voted on Sunday to sack the governor of Nineveh after an overloaded ferry capsized, killing at least 90 people, in the provincial capital Mosul, state media said. The boat was carrying families heading to an outing on an islan ...

Iraqi Parliament Sacks Governor after Mosul Ferry Incident

BAS News - 2019-03-24 14:31
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament on Sunday dismissed governor of Nineveh Province, Nawfal Akub, and his two deputies. The majority vote came days after a tourist ferry capsized in Mosul’s Tigris river and killed over 100 people. Among the victims were many w ...