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Ninawa Election Postponed “Based on False Info”

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. The controversial governor of Ninawa, Atheel al-Nujaifi, talks about why he thinks elections were postponed and how the current security crisis could be solved. After Iraqi […]

Postponement of Provincial Elections in Anbar, Nineveh

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq […]

Lufthansa Consulting Wins Mosul Airport Contract

By John Lee. The Iraqi Government and Lufthansa Consulting continue their successful collaboration to establish international standards for the country’s future aviation development: During the recent Iraqi-German Business Forum in Berlin, the Governor of the Nineveh Governorate, H.E. Athil Abdulazeez Al Najafi, and Lufthansa Consulting signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the development of Mosul […]

Sandstorms, Corruption Make Ninawa Farmers Abandon Land And Home

By Mohammed Omar al-Qaysi. 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. Farmers in Ninawa are being forced to abandon their farms in droves because of desertification. And now they say, to make matters worse, those who […]

UNESCO to Protect Leaning Minaret

By John  Lee. UNESCO‘s Iraq Office and the Governorate of Ninewa signed an agreement to start a project under which UNESCO will carry out a complete set of studies to protect one of the region’s historical icons: Al Hadba Minaret. After several meetings and an expert mission, UNESCO Iraq Director Mohamed Djelid met on Friday, […]

Stand-Off in Ninawa: Syria Inflames Kurdistan-Iraq Dispute

By Ahmad Salama. 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. The conflict with Syria is threatening to spill over borders, as Iraqi Kurdistan and Baghdad line up on opposing sides. Now the face-off has gone beyond […]

Nineveh Governor “U-Turns” on ExxonMobil Issue

The governor of Nineveh province, Atheel Nujaifi, has expressed support for the oil deals signed in October between ExxonMobil and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), according to a report from AKnews. Atheel, who was reportedly opposed of Exxon’s KRG deals, said in a interview with Iraq Oil Report that joint oil development could help ease tensions […]

Violence Falls in May

Levels of violence fell slightly in Iraq last month. Over the course of May AKE documented at least 162 separate attacks around Iraq.  Incidents left at least 223 civilians and members of the security forces dead. Dozens more injured and the figure does not include militants and terrorists killed in police or army operations or […]

Turkey-Nineveh Electricity Line Inaugurated

A new electricity line from Turkey to Mosul was inaugurated on Saturday, according to a report from AIN. The Head of the Energy and Services Department at Mosul Provincial Council, Zuhair al-Jobbery, told the agency that the cable will initially transfer 50 MW of power. After four days of test operations, the line will eventually […]

Weekly Security Update for 30th May 2012

Levels of violence fell slightly in Iraq last week. At least 43 people were killed and 125 injured in nationwide incidents. A total of 43 bomb attacks left 24 people dead and 106 injured. There were no suicide bombings recorded although a number of militants were killed whilst handling explosive devices that detonated prematurely. A […]

$34m Nineveh Housing Project Starts

Construction has started on a $34 million (40 billion Iraqi dinar) residential project in the province of Nineveh, reports AKnews. The 560 homes will be built on an 82-acre site close to the famed waterfall cascades in northern Mosul, in a joint-effort by Iraqiya and Andalusia Construction Companies. Nineveh’s Governor, Athil Nujaifi, said the project […]

Terrorists Knock Out Asiacell Service in Nineveh

Bloomberg reports that militants have bombed an Asiacell equipment building near Mosul, damaging the mobile phone operator’s network and knocking out service in some northern areas. The four attackers, some of whom wore military uniforms, held guns to the heads of security guards late on Thursday and planted four large explosives in a building housing […]