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News Iraq » Nineveh: Protesters block Iraq president’s pathway over ferry sinking

News source: https://wtop.com/middle-east/2019/03/iraqi-president-in-mosul-after-sinking-of-ferry-killed-94/
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

Iraq. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defense in the northern Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the accident occurred as scores of people were out in a tourist area celebrating ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq: Key Courts Improve ISIS Trial Procedures

News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/03/13/iraq-key-courts-improve-isis-trial-procedures
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

(Beirut) – Prosecutions of Islamic State (ISIS) suspects in Iraq are proceeding based on a deeply flawed and vague counterterrorism law, but the Nineveh governorate’s counterterrorism court has made ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq ferryboat accident death toll hits 103: Official

News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/iraq-ferryboat-accident-death-toll-hits-103-official/1425950
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

The death toll from Thursday’s ferryboat accident in Iraq’s Tigris River near the city of Mosul has ... while an estimated 50 more remain missing,” Ghazwan al-Daoudi, a member of Nineveh’s provincial ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Nineveh Governor's Car Drives Through Crowd of Furious Protesters at Site of Ferry Disaster

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/watch/nineveh-governors-car-drives-through-crowd-of-furious-protesters-at-site-of-ferry-disaster/vi-BBV5Cat
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

The governor of Nineveh province in Iraq, Nofal al-Akoub, faced furious protests as he attended the scene of the March 21 Umm al-Rabeen ferry disaster on Friday, March 22, and caused further outrage ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq: 100 People Dead as Ferry Sinks in River Near Mosul

News source: https://www.india.com/news/world/iraq-100-people-dead-as-ferry-sinks-in-river-near-mosul-3608748/
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

Director of Nineveh health department ... had warned people about the rising water levels as the Mosul dam gates had been opened a while back. Iraq’s justice ministry has ordered the arrest of nine ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Ferry sinks in Iraq’s Tigris River, leaving 100 dead

News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/ferry-sinks-in-iraq-s-tigris-river-leaving-100-dead/1425327
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

The boat was reportedly carrying 170 passengers to a small tourist island when it sank near Mosul, the capital of Nineveh province in northern Iraq. Rescue teams have so far managed to pull at least ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq: At least 55 dead after boat capsizes

News source: https://www.newkerala.com/news/read/116337/iraq-at-least-55-dead-after-boat-capsizes.html
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

were killed after an overcrowded ferry capsized in Iraq's Tigris River here. Al Jazeera quoted to health ministry spokesman Saif al-Badr as saying that there were at least 150 people on board, ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Death toll in Iraq boat capsize increases to 92

News source: https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/death-toll-in-iraq-boat-capsize-increases-to-9220190322140602/
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

Mosul [Iraq], March 22 (ANI): The death toll in an overcrowded boat ... including over 80 women and children. Nineveh Mayor, Abd al-Sattar Habu said that the ferry transporting people from a bank of ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: At least 93 killed in ferry sinking in Iraq's Mosul

News source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/2019-03/22/content_74599594.htm
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

which is responsible for the security of Nineveh. A statement by the prime minister's media office said Abdul Mahdi declared "official mourning in all parts of Iraq and in the embassies and ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq ferry sinking: Death toll rises to 94 after overloaded boat capsizes near Mosul

News source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iraq-ferry-sinking-mosul-river-tigris-death-toll-latest-a8834761.html
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Colonel Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defense in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the accident ...

News Iraq » Nineveh: Iraq ferry disaster: 'We wanted to celebrate Norwuz. This is a catastrophe'

News source: https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/iraq-ferry-disaster-we-wanted-to-celebrate-norwuz-this-is-a-catastrophe-1.840165
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

Photo courtesy Civil Defence Nineveh Press via Storyful "All we wanted was to celebrate the New Year and it turned into a catastrophe," a man passing the scene said. Iraq's last major boat disaster ...