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An earthquake hits areas between Erbil and Nineveh

Kurdiu - 2020-03-17 14:30

UNPO: Nineveh: Women's Magazine launched to counter ISIS Extremism with Iraq's Diversity

UNPO - 2020-03-11 12:43

“Building ISIS camp in Nineveh -Sinjar region is unacceptable"

ANF - 2020-03-04 16:03
The camp is said to be completed by 50 percent. ...

Iraq sentences ISIS militant to death for sexually assaulting Yazidi girl

E-Kurd - 2020-03-04 01:07
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Criminal Court in Baghdad’s Karkh district on Monday sentenced a convicted Islamic State militant, who used the alias, Abu-Hamam, to death for raping a Yazidi (Ezidi) girl, when the ISIS group took control over most of Nineveh province ...

Local leaders in Nineveh reject Iraq's decision to move ISIS-affiliates from Syria to Amla camp

Gulan Media - 2020-02-23 02:31

Rudaw: Sinkhole containing 1,000 ISIS victims uncovered in Iraq’s Tal Afar

Justice for Kurds - 2020-02-22 07:30
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A sinkhole reportedly containing almost 1,000 bodies, including around 30 Yezidis, killed by the Islamic State (ISIS) from mid-2014 to late 2017 has been uncovered in northern Iraq’s Tal Afar region of Nineveh, a local official c ...

Families of Iraqi ISIS fighters to be moved to Nineveh from Syria’s Al-Hol: official

Rûdaw - 2020-02-17 07:08

Protesters demand PMF withdraw from Iraq’s Nineveh |

Rûdaw - 2020-02-06 22:30

Rudaw: Suffocating the Christian existence in the Nineveh Plains

Justice for Kurds - 2020-02-01 09:56
The descendants of Babylon and Assyria, the grandsons Sennacherib, Nebuchadnezzar, Sargon, Ashurbanipal, Shamiram and AssirHadun are suffering from continuing genocide carried out by extremists under the eyes of the whole world. One of the most ancient Ch ...

Suffocating the Christian existence in the Nineveh Plains |

Rûdaw - 2020-01-30 22:19

Iraq's Oil Ministry to resume operations at 4 oil fields in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-27 15:15
The Gayara Oil refinery in southern Mosul city. (Photo: North Oil Industry) ...

Nineveh IDPs in Erbil stage protest against PMF dominance in hometowns |

Rûdaw - 2020-01-22 23:57

#ThisGenerationLearns – schools in Nineveh and Mosul are teaching children once more

The Global Coalition - 2020-01-21 16:04
You asked, we listened: our followers on social media wanted to hear more about education from our channels. As such, we launched our #ThisGenerationLearns campaign, highlighting the importance of getting children and students back to school after their ...

Jewish community in Iraqi Kurdistan celebrates Hanukkah

E-Kurd - 2019-12-30 06:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Members of the Jewish community from Iraq’s Kurdistan Region gathered in the town of Al-Qosh within the Nineveh Plains on Sunday to celebrate Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights. The celebration f ...

Christians in Nineveh concerned of demographic change

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-26 10:40

Nineveh: Bomb Blasts Kill Two Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen

BAS News - 2019-12-24 23:44
ERBIL - At least two militiamen of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi were killed in two bomb blasts occurring in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. Speaking to Shafaq News, a security source pointed out that the incident took place in the village of Kashaf of ...

Iraqi Army Launches Mop-up Operation against IS South of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-12-23 10:10
ERBIL — Iraqi army launched a large-scale operation early morning on Monday to clear a vast area from the remaining Islamic State (IS) insurgents in south of Mosul, Nineveh province. The operation, dubbed “Ali Wali Allah II”, is targeting the suspected I ...

Reconstruction Project in Sinjar to Start Soon: Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-12-22 23:51
ERBIL - A reconstruction project in the Yezidi majority populated area of Sinjar is expected to begin in the near future, said Nineveh Governor Najim Jabouri on Sunday. Speaking to Kurdistan 24 following a visit to Sinjar, Jabouri pointed out that seven ...

Reconstruction project in Shingal will begin in the New Year: Nineveh Governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-22 22:05

'Permanent coordination' between Iraqi, Kurdish forces in Nineveh: Governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-21 09:34

Five IS Members Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-12-10 01:14
ERBIL - At least five members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the Iraqi province of Mosul, Interior Ministry said in a statement. The five jihadists were arrested by the Nineveh police forces after receiving accurate intelligence information f ...

Senior Iraqi Army Commander Elected Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-11-24 13:59
ERBIL — A senior commander of Iraq’s army on Sunday was elected as the new governor of Nineveh province, north of the country. Nineveh Provincial Council convened today and approved Najim al-Jabouri. The election came after the council voted unanimously ...

Confusion as Nineveh council votes on purported resignation of governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-20 07:51

Nineveh Governor Denies Reports of Resignation

BAS News - 2019-11-19 19:49
ERBIL - Nineveh Governor Mansour Marid has rejected reports claiming that he had handed in his resignation letter. Earlier the day, Iraqi reports claimed that the Nineveh Provincial Council had approved Marid's resignation letter, while a member of the c ...

Nineveh Council Approves Governor’s Resignation: Member

BAS News - 2019-11-19 12:51
ERBIL — The Provincial Governor of Nineveh in Iraq on Tuesday approved Governor Mansour Marid’s resignation. Ghzwan Dawoodi, a member of the council confirmed the report to BasNews and said that the first governor deputy was appointed as the acting gover ...

Iraq Says Rocket Launchpad Destroyed after Friday’s Fire at Qayyara Base

BAS News - 2019-11-09 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces discovered and destroyed a rocket launchpad from where multiple Katyusha rockets were fired at Qayyara military base in Nineveh province, said commander of joint operations command, Nawman Zubai’ee. Late on Friday, the secur ...

Iraqi Militias Seize Christian Lands in Nineveh Plains: MP

BAS News - 2019-10-06 10:49
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have seized the lands belonging to the Christians in the Nineveh Plains, said an MP at the Kurdistan Region Parliament on Sunday. MP Fareed Ya'qub said in a statement that the Christians have been prevente ...

KDP operates Nineveh oil fields, but income not sent to Kurdistan or Baghdad: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A lawmaker in Iraqi parliament has alleged that more than 40 oilfields in disputed areas in Nineveh are operating under the direct control of companies owned by the Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and are g ...

Nineveh governor announces project to renovate 680 homes in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 22:50

US Marine killed in Nineveh province brings spotlight on tensions, ISIS threat, in northern Iraq

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-12 10:03
Is Iraq’s Nineveh boiling over? A US service member was killed on a mission assisting Iraqi security forces By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A version of this appeared at The Jerusalem Post […] ...

Is Iraq’s Nineveh boiling over? - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-11 21:47

US service member killed in Iraq’s Nineveh province: Coalition

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-11 12:58

Iraqi PM assures eventual Hashd al-Shaabi withdrawal from Nineveh Plains

Rûdaw - 2019-08-11 06:12
“Only the Iraqi security forces will have checkpoints in the Nineveh Plains ...

US soldier dies in Nineveh province

Rûdaw - 2019-08-11 06:12
The unidentified soldier died during an Iraqi forces mission ...

US military says service member killed in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2019-08-10 18:03
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says a U.S. service member has died during a combat mission with Iraqi security forces in Iraq’s north. The statement by the U.S Central Command said the service member died Saturday in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province. T ...

Iraqi official announces joint security plan for Nineveh governorate

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-06 20:57

Nineveh returnees eclipsed by those flocking back to IDP camps

Rûdaw - 2019-08-06 12:08
A lack of jobs, services, and security have forced many back into camps ...

Iraq says hundreds of IDPs returned to Nineveh in three days

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-05 18:42

Mosul protesters oppose Hashd withdrawal from Nineveh Plain

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 17:42
Monday’s protests opposed the removal of the predominantly Shabak Brigade 30 ...

Iraq launches tandem operations to hunt down ISIS remnants in Diyala, Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-05 11:34

Iraq to update voter lists in war-torn Nineveh, disputed Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-02 23:18

60 seconds in Nineveh plains, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-17 06:37
Nineveh Plains is known for... Culture ...

Hundreds of Nineveh IDPs returned to home areas: Migration and Displacement ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 01:00
Process of returning IDPs home after years of violence continues ...

Iraqi MP Warns of "Catastrophic" Conditions in Nineveh's Jails

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - An Iraqi lawmaker has expressed deep concerns about the "tragic" and "catastrophic" conditions in the Nineveh's prisons, arguing that the situation is much worse than what the Human Rights Watch’s report states. Kurdish MP Sherwan Dupirrdani said ...

Six IS Members Killed, Captured in Baghdad, Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-07-07 22:57
ERBIL - At least six members of the Islamic State (IS) were either killed or captured in the Iraqi provinces of Baghdad and Nineveh on Sunday. The Iraqi forces killed a couple of IS militants during an operation in the neighborhood of al-Ghazaliya, weste ...

Nineveh prison conditions a “humanitarian catastrophe,” confirm province MPs

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 20:49
"The situation is tragic ...

Iraqi Forces Launch Fresh Operation to Hunt Down IS Remnants

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have launched a new “large-scale” operation to mop up a desert area in northwest of the country from the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. The area is a triangle-like desert located in the provinces of Nineveh, Salahud ...

Mosul: Six IS Jihadists Killed in Joint Coalition-Iraqi Operations

BAS News - 2019-07-01 12:12
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces, in cooperation with the US-led Coalition warplanes, killed at least six Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the northern province of Nineveh, a military statement said. Coalition jets heavily bombarded an area near Ain Jahish i ...

Massive fire breaks out in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar, over 50 families evacuated

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 23:30
SINJAR, northwest Iraq, A massive fire broke out in Sinjar (Shengal) district in Iraq’s Nineveh province on Friday, setting an Iraqi military barrack and six villages ablaze. Sinjar district is home to hundreds of thousands of the Kurdish-speaking Yazidi ...

There's no Shiite property in Nineveh: former Sunni religious official

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 16:28
Mohammed Abdulwahab Shamaa, former director of Mosul’s Sunni Waqf (Endowment) Directorate, on June 25. Photo: Rudaw TV ...

Four IS Jihadists Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-25 23:21
ERBIL - At least four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Tuesday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. According to a report by Alghad Press, citing a statement by the Security Media Cell, the militants had used fake names while joining the ...

Ten IS Tunnels Destroyed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces have destroyed ten tunnels belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the areas between the provinces of Nineveh and Salahaddin. The security media cell said in a statement that the counter-terrorism forces, backed ...

IS Smuggler Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-23 00:26
ERBIL - An Islamic State (IS) smuggler was captured in the Iraqi province of Nineveh on Saturday, a security source said. The suspect used to transfer IS insurgents from neighboring Syria to Iraq, the source explained, as cited by Iraqi News. He was arre ...

Rocket Hits Mosul Presidential Compound Hosting US Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-19 10:48
ERBIL — A Katyusha rocket was fired overnight on Tuesday at the presidential compound in Mosul where the US forces are stationed. Numan Zubai’ee, commander of the Nineveh Operational Command, said no casualties and material damage was caused. Security fo ...

Coalition Jets Kill 16 IS Jihadists in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-17 22:08
ERBIL - The US-led coalition warplanes carried out an airstrike on Monday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, killing 16 Islamic State (IS) jihadists, the federal police said in a statement. The air raid targeted a tunnel belonging to the militants in the ...

EU pledges additional €2 million for displacement camps in Iraq's Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-15 17:17

Fires spread to 15 new locations in Iraq's Nineveh, including Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-15 16:53

Iraqi parliament will follow up on recent fires for possible compensation

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 21:17
“Those who disturb the security and stability of Nineveh province need to be hit with an iron hand ...

Nineveh residents returning to their homes

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-10 20:22
Article Nineveh residents returning to their homes Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Nineveh: Seven IS Tunnels Destroyed

BAS News - 2019-06-09 23:09
ERBIL - At least seven tunnels belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were destroyed on Sunday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. The tunnel were destroyed during a military operation carried out by the Iraqi security forces in the town of Sha ...

More crop fields torched across Nineveh; Yezidi mayor blames ISIS

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-06 23:00

Iraq's human rights commission submits urgent appeal to Baghdad to address fires in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 06:01

UNDP Helps Return of IDP Families to Nineveh Plains

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
BATNAYA, (UNDP) — The first 10 families are returning home to Batnaya in Iraq’s Ninewa Plains after fleeing ISIL, thanks to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) housing rehabilitation efforts. The housing project – implemented by UNDP and fi ...

Kurdish MP calls for bolstered security after bombing in Nineveh province

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-27 22:59

Nineveh bombing kills 5, injures 8: officials

Gulan Media - 2019-05-26 23:41

Nineveh bombing kills 5, injures 8: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 20:19
Iraq’s official security outlet said the blast was a “terrorist attack” ...

Nineveh: Two IS Militants Killed

BAS News - 2019-05-25 22:33
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were killed on Saturday in the Iraqi city of Mosul, an official confirmed. Talking to Al-Sumariyah News, Maj. Gen. Najim al-Jubouri, the commander of Nineveh Operations, pointed out that the two extremist ...

USAID pledges $17 million to develop private sector in Iraq's Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 03:27

KDP Refutes Any Secret Deal in Electing New Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the rumors claiming that there was a secret deal between the Kurdish party and certain Iraqi sides in the election of a new governor for Nineveh province. "There has not been any agreements between ...

Nineveh's Sihela-Zummar road re-opens amid improving Erbil-Baghd

Rûdaw - 2019-05-21 17:22

Bomb Attack Kills, Injures Five Farmers in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - A bomb attack on Monday resulted in the killing and wounding of five farmers in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source said. The incident took place in the district of Tal Afar, western Mosul, where a bomb exploded on an agricultural fi ...

At Least 19 Christians from Nineveh Still Missing after IS Abduction: MP

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:25
ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament said at least 19 Christians whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) in Nineveh province of Iraq, remain missing. MP Robina Tiyari told BasNews that they are concerned with the fate of the people abduct ...

Senior officials concerned about decision to arm residents in Iraq's Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-20 09:42

Senior officials concerned about decision to arm residents in Iraq's Nineveh

Gulan Media - 2019-05-20 06:03

Iraq to Investigate Alleged Corruption within Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament has formed a special committee for investigations into alleged corruption within the Nineveh Provincial Council, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, head of Nineveh Provincial Council, Saido Chato, explained that a few ...

Police investigate beating, robbery of Christian women in northern Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
BARTELLA, Northern Iraq,— Nineveh police launched an investigation into a reported robbery on Tuesday in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella that ended with the severe beating of two elderly Christian women and robbery of a mother and daughter. “Nineveh ...

Mosul: Four IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - At least four members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in separate operations in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday. Nineveh Police Captain Mohammed Jassim said in a statement that an IS member and his wife, who used to act as a tax collec ...

Nineveh governor election splits Sunnis in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-05-14 14:27
Speaker al-Halbousi kicked from National Axis Alliance ...

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 ...

Nineveh council elects Mansour Marid as new governor

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

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

Hashd al-Shaabi Withdraws from Western Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iraqi officials said on Sunday that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have already started to withdraw from the western parts of Nineveh province. Talking to Alarabia al-Jadid Newspaper, officials revealed that the national army and federa ...

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 ...

Bribery accusations fly as May 13th date set for Nineveh governor election

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 23:22
“The Prime Minister today is obligated to stop the measures until the topic of corruption and investigations are finalized.” ...

More health care delivered to people in return areas of Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-12 15:34
(WHO) - As WHO strives to support the government of Iraq to increase access to health care for thousands of people who have returned to Ninewa, the agency has established a third primary health care facility in Ninawa governorate to meet the life-saving ...

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

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 ...

Celebrating 7th century monastery, Nineveh’s Christians cherish

Rûdaw - 2019-05-07 18:44

KDP to Support Future Nineveh Governor Conditionally

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:53
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said that it will support the future governor of Nineveh conditionally, one of which is to see justice among all components in the disputed areas. Talking to BasNews, Ali Khalil, a KDP representativ ...

Iraqi forces announce killing of ISIS security chief in Nineveh

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-04 08:29

Nineveh Arab Tribes Warn of Civil War in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-02 23:52
ERBIL - The Sunni Arab tribes in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plains have warned of a civil war in Mosul city, accusing the former governor of Nineveh, Atheel al-Nujaifi, of triggering the possible conflict. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, Sheikh Muzahim al ...

Iraq to Discuss Suspension of Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-02 00:52
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament is expected to bring up the suspension of the Nineveh Provincial Council (NPC) on Thursday as nearly 200 MPs have filed a petition on the issue, second Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad said on Wednesday. Haddad told Ku ...

Seven IS Militants Captured in Nineveh

Gulan Media - 2019-04-30 21:20

Seven IS Militants Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-04-30 20:26
ERBIL - At least seven insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the Iraqi province of Nineveh on Tuesday. The seven were arrested by the intelligence forces during an operation in the district of al-Baaj, Nineveh province, Fadel Abu Reghif, ...

More join Nineveh governorship race as council extends deadline

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-23 22:57

Reverse Migration: IHCHR says people leaving Nineveh for security, stability in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-23 21:50

Nearly $64 million embezzled from Nineveh’s coffers: commission

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
Provincial council wants the money released to fund reconstruction projects ...

Iraqi MP Warns of Serious Threats in Post-IS Mosul

BAS News - 2019-04-23 15:25
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker has warned that the northern Nineveh province is facing serious threats as terrorists are gravely active in the region. MP Ahmed Jarba said in a statement that the western areas of Mosul and Nineveh province in general, especial ...
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