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COLUMBUS - Karen Smiar of Nineveh was recognized at the Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Honors Convocation on April 12.
soldiers guarding the venue, which lies near the ancient Nineveh ruins, at first refused access after the boom of a nearby rocket rang out, saying they could not guarantee the public's safety.
Then known as Nineveh, and located 30 kilometers north of modern Mosul, it was a key city in Mesopotamia, a cradle of civilization that is credited with such profound developments as the invention of the wheel, the first planting of cereal crops and ...
He also visited a number of liberated neighbourhoods in western Mosul.
"In the long term, 98% of IDPs [from Nineveh] are determined to return to their location of origin, and the low percentage of those willing to locally integrate (2%) is mostly of families who have no other choice because they were evicted from their ...
Baghdad ( The number of displaced Iraqi families from Nineveh sheltered at refugee camps across Mosul has surpassed 55.000, according to the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement.
Kurdistan Region company to provide 700 megawatts of electricity to the areas agreed upon in liberated areas of Nineveh province.
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It went on to assert that the Nineveh Guards Force -- comprised of Turkish-trained local fighters -- had cooperated closely with the Iraqi Army in the recent "liberation" of eastern Mosul, withdrawing from captured territory when ordered to do so.
According to information obtained by Kurdistan24, Fahdawi has asked the Mass Group Holding to provide 700 megawatts of electricity to the areas agreed upon in liberated areas of Nineveh province and in return the Iraqi government would supply the ...
Tal Afar ( Attackers invaded a prison west of Mosul where the Islamic State holds dissident members, killing three of its guards, according to a ...
One of the reasons that Jonah refused to go to Nineveh was that he knew the prophesies about the nation of Assyria. Assyria was going to take the people of God into captivity, in punishment for their sin.
Tel Asqof, meaning "Bishop's Hill" in Arabic, didn't suffer the same extent of damage as other Christian towns overran by the militants three years ago in the plains of Nineveh province. Kurdish peshmerga fighters dislodged the hardline Sunni militants ...
The commander of the Nineveh Liberation Operation, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said on April 13 that the army had raised the Iraqi flag over buildings in Al-Anbar neighborhood, inflicting "huge loss" to the ultra-hardline group.
The Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement said in a statement on Saturday "number of the displaced residents from some regions in Nineveh exceeded 500,000 persons, including 320,000 people from Western Mosul. The residents were distributed ...
On January 10, the governors of Kirkuk, Nineveh, and Saladin met with Iraq's minister of oil, his deputy, a deputy of the finance ministry of Iraq, and a number of other Iraqi officials from the oil ministry.
Just a few weeks ago, on my fourth visit to that beleaguered Christian community since the genocide began in the summer of 2014, I was taken, along with Catholic journalist Edward Pentin, to visit the Christian towns on the Nineveh Plains, liberated ...
Nineveh, a house for every parish: Iraq's appeal for Easter. Fr Paul Thabit speaks of the Palm Sunday celebrations in Karamles.
It formed part of a mosaic of communities stretching across the Nineveh plains to Mount Sinjar near the Syrian border. Hundreds of thousands of Yazidis and Christians, and members of smaller local sects such as the Kakai, also lived there.
Sami Yuhanna was making a decent living as a wheat farmer until a jihadist put a gun to his head and declared his land in Iraq's Nineveh Governorate the property of ISIS. Yuhanna, who used to sell about 100 tons of wheat per year, now lives in a small ...
The Ministry of Migration and Displacement said in a statement that refugees from Nineveh, Kirkuk's town of Hawija and Salahuddin's town of Shirqat reached 526.281 since operations were launched to clear Nineveh from IS militants in October 2016.
Father Martin Banni, who as a seminarian in August 2014 fled Karamlesh holding the Blessed Sacrament, reported to Aid to the Church in Need how he had just gone back to the village in the Nineveh Plains, carrying the Sacred Host. Father Banni, who is ...
Christians and Muslims in Iraq's Nineveh Plains march together in the name of peace. Christians and Muslims walked together for 140 km through the Nineveh Plain. Participants of the peace march expressed desire for an end of violence in a once densely ...
Deputy President of Iraq Osama al-Nujaifi has notified that the Nineveh Guards, a group dominated by Sunni members, will be assigned to provide security in Mosul.
The Nineveh Plain is filled with ancient, religious sites. When the area was captured by so-called Islamic state terrorists in the summer of 2014, historic architecture and archeological remains, including the Unesco world heritage site Hatra, were ...
Sami Yuhanna was making a decent living as a wheat farmer until a jihadist put a gun to his head and declared his land in Iraq's Nineveh province the property of ISIS. Yuhanna, who used to sell about 100 tons of wheat per year, now lives in a small ...
Sinjar ( A new mass grave of Yazidi victims of Islamic State massacres was found in the Sinjar region west of Nineveh, according to a local official. Sinjar mayor Mahma Khalil said the grave contained relics of 1646 people, raising the ...
police are searching for the person who broke into multiple buildings in Nineveh during the weekend. At least three people reported that someone was in their pole barns on East County Road 775 South in Nineveh, according to reports from the Johnson ...
Sulaimani - The governor of Nineveh Province has survived an assassination attempt after a group of gunmen opened fire at his convoy in eastern Mosul, an Iraqi officer said.
"Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai, saying, "Get up, go to Nineveh, the great city, and cry out against it, because their wickedness has come up before Me.
"B.C." comic strip creator Johnny Hart died in Nineveh, New York, at age 76. Actor Barry Nelson died in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 89.
Nineveh Church of the Brethren in Hardy will hold its monthly crib ministry event Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. The ministry began about a year and a half ago and is held the second Saturday of each month.
In a message to John Pontifex, who met the young man in October 2014 after he had been displaced to Kurdish northern Iraq, Fr Banni stated: "When we last spoke, I told you about how I was the last to leave Karamlesh in the Nineveh Plains with the ...
... either died or fled. However, now that the rebuilding process has started three mainstream churches including the Syriac Catholic Church, the Syriac Orthodox Church, and the Chaldean Catholic Church have formed the Nineveh Reconstruction Committee.
The Nineveh Reconstruction Committee, formed from bishops from the Syriac Catholic, Syriac Orthodox and Chaldean Catholic Churches, will oversee the planning and rebuilding of settlements in the Northern Iraqi plains where it is thought that about 12 ...
There were also talks between the Iraqi PM and the president on the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) and the Nineveh operation, which rages on "successfully.
police are looking for the men who pulled a truck into a driveway of a home in Nineveh and loaded it with thousands of dollars of stolen goods and cash.
In northern Iraq, bishops representing three Christian Churches have laid groundwork for thousands of Christians who were displaced by war to go home and rebuild their lives in the Nineveh Plain. CNS photo/Ahmed Jadallah, Reuters ...
Kurdistan Workers' Party has armed and transferred more than 250 youth from the Kurdish Yezidi dominated Sinjar town to their bases in Qandil Mountains.
During a panel discussion on refugees in the US, Assyrian Nun Habiba Bihnam Toma spoke to an audience about her experience in refugee camps in the Nineveh Plains in 2014. Toma looked back on her experience with refugees escaping bombardments, ...
According to Assadi, the number of IS members at the group's so-called "Al-Jazeera State", reaches more than 3000 fighters, and there are 2000 others in "Nineveh State". IS's Al-Jazeera State comprises towns and regions west of Mosul and near the ...
The surplus property will be sold by way of sealed bids. Bids should be submitted to the Cordry-Sweetwater Conservancy District Office located at 8377 Cordry Drive, Nineveh, IN 46164. Bidders shall state which item or items they are bidding on and ...
A 17-year-old driver was injured after her Jeep struck two other vehicles on State Road 46 East March 31. At around 11:15 a.m., police and Emergency Personnel responded to the three-vehicle accident near Hoover Road.
Mosul ( Twenty bodies of women and children, executed by the Islamic State, were found in the south of Nineveh province, a medical source said. "The hospital of Qayyarah town, south of Mosul, received 20 bodies of women and children who ...
The committee came into being at a ceremony at the offices of the Chaldean Archdiocese of Erbil, the capital of Kurdish northern Iraq - the centre of a displaced community of 100,000 Christians who in August 2014 were driven from their Nineveh villages ...
Barzani's comments came during his meeting with acting head and deputy of the Nineveh Provincial Council, the Nineveh Governor, and Nineveh Council members, according to the Kurdistan Region Presidency (KRP) website. Barzani reiterated support for ...
Jonah, however, was called to go north - to Israel's main enemy, Assyria - and to call out against Nineveh. This was not something that he wanted to do, though, and so he fled from God.
On November 18, 1978, in Nineveh, he married Debra D. Roach. Survivors include his loving family; his mother, Rosamond V. Robbins of Columbus; his wife of 38 years; children, Eric (Stacy) Robbins of Michigan and Holly (Josh) Burton of Edinburgh; ...
EXCLUSIVE CNN IMAGES - At least 200 people were killed, including many civilians in Western Mosul following airstrikes by the coalition and Iraqi Airforce, the Chairman of Nineveh Provincial Council, Bashar al Kiki, told CNN. The strikes reportedly.






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