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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 […]

$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 […]

MoU signed for Mosul Refinery

A refinery with a capacity of 150,000 barrels per day will be constructed by the Egyptian Qalaa Company in Nineveh province. In a statement, Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed Shamaa said the Ministry of Oil has contracted Qalaa to establish the refinery which will process the crude oil from the Najma and Gayar fields near Mosul. […]

Nineveh Signs Agreement with German Businesses

Nineveh Chamber of Commerce has signed a memorandum of understanding with a delegation of German business people for the exchange of expertise, the head of the chamber told AKnews. Moqbel Ahmed Dabbagh said on Monday that the agreement will see coordination between both sides to increase the booming investment in the Iraqi province. He said […]

Nineveh Tops 2010 Reconstruction Contract Ratings

Nineveh signed more reconstruction project contracts with international firms in the past financial year than any other Iraqi province, said the provincial governor on Sunday. Athiel al-Nujaifi told AKnews that a total of 44 companies from around the have undertaken major reconstruction projects in the province in the fields of tourism, industry, public services and […]