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Qayara Refinery available for Investment

By John Lee. The Ministry of Oil has announced an opportunity to invest in a 100,000-bpd refinery at the Qayara field in Ninawa governorate. In a statement, the Ministry said: The execution is according to the methods of BOOT or BOO and according to the investment law of the refineries No.64 for the year 2007 […]

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Stabilization in Ninewah Plains is taking-off

The Government of Iraq and UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) re-opened the As-Salamiyah Water Treatment Plant at a ceremony yesterday in Nimrud. The Treatment Plant, which will provide safe drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people in the Ninewah Plains, is one of the first major stabilization projects to be completed since the […]

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Will Iraqi-Kurdish Conflict Break Out in Nineveh?

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Gen. Hadi Halabjayi and his peshmerga troops were getting settled in the new territory in the Khazir area they had captured from the Islamic State (IS) in late May after a day and a […]

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Govt Promised Shiite Militias Won’t Fight in Mosul

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ninawa Governor Al-Nujaifi: ‘Iraqi Govt Promised Us Shiite Militias Won’t Fight in Mosul’ The governor-in-exile of Ninawa, Atheel al-Nujaifi, outlines his ideas for how best to liberate Ninawa’s capital, Mosul, […]

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Independent Ninawa After the Islamic State?

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To Be Independent Or Not: Iraqi’s Northern Province After The Islamic State? As local forces appear to be preparing to take on Sunni Muslim extremists in charge of their hometowns, […]

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Ninawa Governor: “Getting Rid of Extremists is Easy”

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Interview With Ninawa’s Governor: “Getting Rid of the Extremists in Mosul Should be Easy” Prominent Sunni Muslim politician, Atheel [Athil] al-Nujaifi, who is also the governor of Ninawa province in-exile, […]

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Planned Refinery moves Ninawa even Further from Baghdad

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ninawa’s Planned Oil Refinery Moves Sunni-Led Region even Further from Baghdad The northern Sunni-led region of Ninawa has been planning its own oil refinery for some time now. And last […]

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Al-Qaeda Sinks Roots in Mosul

By Harith Hasan for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul, the capital of Ninevah province, has become one of the most important strongholds of al-Qaeda in Iraq. The city’s large area and its borders with Syria and Turkey make it of […]

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Nineveh Takes Steps towards Energy Independence

By John Lee. The Governor of Nineveh province, Atheel al Nujaifi (pictured), has told Reuters that Baghdad has focused on the giant southern oilfields and has paid little attention to developing resources in his province. The province has started talks with oil companies, including Exxon Mobil, and is drafting terms to attract investment. Nujaifi added: “We […]

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Nineveh Authorises Governor to Sign Oil Deals

By John Lee. The provincial council of Nineveh has reportedly granted its governor the power to sign deals with foreign oil firms independently of Baghdad, which rejected the move as unconstitutional. a predominantly Sunni Muslim governorate in Iraq’s northwest, is following the example of the autonomous Kurdistan region, which has pursued an increasingly independent energy […]

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Voter’s Revolution in Ninawa

By Abdullah Salem. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Voter’s Revolution in Ninawa: Local Minorities take over Provincial Govt Local elections in the troubled northern state of Ninawa have seen the provincial council dominated by […]

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Date Set for Anbar, Ninewa Elections

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, welcomed the decision of the Council of Ministers today to conduct the Governorate Council elections in Anbar and Ninewa on 20 June. “This new date will give the people of Anbar and Ninewa a chance to choose their local representatives soon. This will […]

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