Thursday, October 13, 2016

Iraqi National Mobilization Forces' name changed

Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: The demoted Nineveh Governor Atheel al-Nujaifi announced the change of the name of the National Mobilization Forces into Nineveh Guards.

On his Face book account, he confirmed that the mobilization process for Mosul's liberation was completed.

Nujaifi is the supervisor of the new force, which comprises of the youths and fighters from Nineveh province.

On 29 September, 2016, Iraqi premier Haidar al-Ibadi disclosed the completion of the final touches for the battle, but the timing depended on many factors, including the readiness of the Iraqi forces.