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

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

The car of a Kurdish tradesman was turned over by a direct shootings of government troops

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: The car of a Kurdish tradesman from the city of Piranshahr was turned over due to direct shootings of government troops. ...

Former chief judge in Saddam trial says ready to take Iraq’s justice ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin, the former Chief judge in Saddam trial, said on Saturday signaled his willingness to be tapped as Iraqi justice minister in the incomplete cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Ma ...

US Forces on Alert in West of Iraq: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-30 10:22
ERBIL — US forces in Iraq’s western province of Anbar have been put on alert while the military bases were fortified, said a source from Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militias. US Forces are stationed at the Ain al-Assad Airbase in Anbar province where ...

US Military Convoy of 60 Vehicles Enters Iraq from Jordan: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:51
ERBIL — US forces have mobilized a large convoy of over 60 vehicles from Jordan into Iraq’s western province of Anbar where the largest US military base on Iraq’s territory is located, a military source from Anbar told BasNews. “More than 60 US military ...

US-Iran war will be ‘end of Iraq’: Al-Sadr

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned against dragging Iraq into any possible military conflict between the U.S. and Iran. “War between Iran and the U.S. will be an end of Iraq,” al-Sadr said on Twitter. “Any party that would drag Iraq ...

ExxonMobil Evacuates Foreign Employees out of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-18 14:06
ERBIL — US giant oil company, ExxonMobil, has evacuated its foreign employees from West Qurna 1 oilfield in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, three sources told Reuters on Saturday. The evacuation comes after US State Department ordered its “non-emergen ...

Nineveh council elects Mansour Marid as new governor

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...

Iraq's Nineveh Provincial Council elects Mansour al-Mareed as new Governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-13 14:39

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 ...

Nineveh council elects Mansour Marid as new governor

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 14:21

HTS leader al-Jolani appears in new photos near Syria’s Hama countryside - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-13 02:37

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

The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 2

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-08 19:38
The Iraqi Institute for Development focuses on repairing damage to children’s education inflicted by Daesh. They have established a series of centres specifically for this task. Article The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 2 Appeared ...

Sinjar Paying the Price for Mosul Crisis: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-08 12:48
ERBIL — The Kurdish Yezidi town of Sinjar is paying the price for the prolonged security and administration crisis in Mosul, the provincial capital of Nineveh province, said a local official. According to administrative devisions and the armed forces in ...

Iraq Exhumes Three Mass Graves of Kurdish Victims of “Anfal”

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Authorities in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna announced on Sunday that they have begun unearthing three mass graves which contain remnants of several dozens of Kurdish victims killed by the Baath regime. Holding a skull and an earring recove ...