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Even in towns that suffered relatively little damage, some schools haven't managed to open yet. Samira Abdul Satar, the principal of a girls' school in the town of Bartella, ... We need the municipality or someone else to come and clean it, ... Ministry officials in the Ninevah school district said they didn't have ...

... had withdrawn from the city of Kirkuk as a peshmerga special-operations force, ... Their demographics in Ninevah change frequently in response to persecution. ... told me, referring to the disputed province where the cities of Mosul, Tal ... Bartella, a town east of Mosul, has seen roughly half of its Shabak ...
The Ninawa Plains are eerily reminiscent of Lebanon in 1975 on the eve of ... Afar, setting these parties up for bitter conflict over future control of the city. ... In towns across this belt of central Iraq -- Tuz Khurmatu, Amerli, Tal Afar, ... of Arab and Kurdish workers into this town whose ethnic identity has been ...
The naming of a school in Iraq's Sunni-majority Ninevah Province after Iranian Shiite ... activists and politicians in the city of Mosul considered the move "a ... located in the Kurdish [village] of Khazna Tappa near Bartella after Khomeini." ... Shouldn't they thank Iran that has helped them liberating cities they ...

The Ninevah Plain Forces, a coalition of Christian militias fighting ... of the mayors of two Assyrian-majority towns, Alqosh and Tel Keppe, with ...
Ninevah's oil fields, located mainly in the region of Qayyara south of Mosul ... months before the launch of an offensive on the city of Mosul itself.
Thousands of years ago a prophet named Jonah was told to go to the great city of Ninevah and tell them the city would be overthrown in 40 ...
On Thursday, the United Nations warned "the worst is yet to come" as some 400,000 residents remain trapped inside the Islamic State-controlled Old City of western Mosul, facing IS snipers, land mines, food shortages and mounting panic as U.S.-backed ...
Mosul: Aid convoys linked to paramilitary groups have begun making regular deliveries to Mosul districts recaptured from Daesh (ISIS), bringing much-needed relief but also fears that their Shiite backers are encroaching into the mostly Sunni city. The ...
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.Wednesday, March 22, at Ninevah Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Leslie and Bobby Rogers officiating.
The original winged bull, a protective deity known as the Lamassu, stood from about 700 B.C. at a gate of the ancient city of Ninevah on the outskirts of the modern-day Iraqi city of Mosul, a former Daesh stronghold now besieged by Iraqi forces. The ...
One of the possible scenarios is that Mosul will return to its pre-IS status, with the Iraqi central government assuming full authority over Ninevah Province. Both Baghdad and Tehran support this scenario, although Sunni Arab communities and Kurds do ...
This discovery confirms a theory advanced by the renowned Iraqi archaeologist Benham Abu al-Soof, who argued that the ruins of fortresses belonging to the ancient city of Ninevah as well those of King Esarhaddon's palace were buried beneath the hill on ...
The military force said the move was a warning for Baghdad to stop the export of the city's oil to other cities and to start establishing a refinery in the city. The military force halted the export of oil for a brief ... KDP member of parliament ...

The Islamic State's Ninawa province has released a 30-plus minute video promoting the jihadists' role in the battle for Mosul, Iraq.
The two main political players are the former governor Atheel al-Nujaifi, who founded the Turkey-backed local militia, Hashd al-Watani (later renamed "Ninawa Guard") and the current governor, Nawfal al-Aaqoub. Nujaifi represents the axis advocating the ...
A military post of the Kurdish army sits atop a hillside in Ninevah Province, Iraqi Kurdistan, in June 2014. ... Islamic State attacks on oil infrastructure in the region include the Qaiyara oil field, located 70 km south of the Islamic State-occupied ...
But the city of Ashtabula was not without its problems. For a few hours Tuesday the city phones, including the police and fire departments non-emergency numbers, were unavailable "due to local telephone company trouble," according to the recording from ...
Spencer grew up on a farm in southern Franklin County on Ninevah Road, and it's where she still calls home today. She and ... Spencer's next big volunteer opportunity with the extension office is to host the 2018 Farm City Field Day event at her farm ...
The head of the Heritage Department at the Governorate of Ninevah said on Saturday that archaeologists had always thought that an ancient Assyrian site might lie under the shrine of Jonah.
Mentre l'Operazione Mosul procede lentamente, una miriade di informazioni open-source sta venendo fuori sia dalla provincia di Ninawa che da altre aree in cui intensi combattimenti hanno avuto luogo in precedenza, indicando che il conflitto in corso ha ...
Mentre l'Operazione Mosul procede lentamente, una miriade di informazioni open-source sta venendo fuori sia dalla provincia di Ninawa che da altre aree in cui intensi combattimenti hanno avuto luogo in precedenza, indicando che il conflitto in corso ha ...
The U.K.-based monitoring group Airwars says as many as 370 civilians have been killed in at least 11 coalition attacks in and around Mosul, Iraq where U.S.
A "town document" lists the 14 rules of life in Mosul under militant rule: "The trade and consumption of alcohol, drugs and cigarettes is banned.
Erupting in the summer of 2015 in southern Shia-dominated cities such as Basra, Najaf and Karbala, the protests have focused on the continued failure of public services and frustration with the political stasis in Baghdad.
Intensive bombardment and air raids by the Iraqi authorities and their foreign backers has led to mass civilian fatalities, the extensive destruction of infrastructure and hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing the ongoing battle between the Iraqi ...
Mosul, Iraq - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces were fighting their way through a government complex in the heart of western Mosul after storming the buildings in an overnight raid, and were facing fierce counterattacks Tuesday from the Islamic State group.
Iraqi forces declared eastern Mosul "fully liberated" in January after officially launching the operation to retake the city in October. Yar Allah, who commands the army operations in Ninevah Province, where Mosul is the provincial capital, said the ...
Written between 793 and 758 B.C, it records the prophet Jonah being pursued by God after disobeying his direct command to preach to the people of Ninevah (an ancient Assyrian city of Upper Mesopotamia). Jonah is then famously swallowed up by a big ...
Beirut, Lebanon (2:21 P.M.) - The predominately Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Units has repelled a powerful ISIS assault in southern Ninevah Province. The assault was launched against the village of Hatra, to the south of Mosul. The resulting attack led ...
Baghdad - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way on Tuesday into the heart of western Mosul, capturing the government complex in this part of the city from the Islamic State group, a senior Iraqi military commander said. The advancing troops ...
The advance comes more than two weeks since the latest push started to clear the city's western side of IS. Lt Gen Abdul-Amir Raheed ... Lt Gen Yar Allah commands army operations in Ninevah, where Mosul is the provincial capital. He said the troops ...
Since Ninevah Province fell into the hands of the Islamic State (IS) in June 2014, authorities in Najaf have been concerned about the possibility of becoming the victim of terrorist attacks, a risk that particularly increased after IS took over Sunni ...
Baghdad: More than 40,000 people have been displaced in the last week from the Iraqi city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces launched a fresh push toward the Daesh (ISIS)-held old city center Sunday and closed in on the main government complex. The ...
Displaced Iraqis from the Dindan neighborhood in the western half of the northern city of Mosul, are seen as they flee towards the Hammam al-Alil area, on February 26, 2017 during the offensive to retake the area from Islamic State (IS) group fighters ...
Five additional mobile medical clinics and 30 ambulances will soon be deployed to Ninawa governorate for use in west Mosul and surrounding areas.
In this context, Hussam Abbar, a member of Ninevah's provincial council, told Al-Monitor that the decision was taken by the joint security forces, saying, "Only in Hit and Sharqat families of ISIL members were evicted and to unknown destinations ...
Since ISIS became a formidable foe in the Middle East, the radical Islamist group has made a name for itself through extreme brutality.
The first passage is found in the book of Jonah. Written between 793 and 758 B.C, it records the prophet Jonah being pursued by God after disobeying his direct command to preach to the people of Ninevah (an ancient Assyrian city of Upper Mesopotamia).
Donnamarie Barnes unlocked the door of the 18th century house at Sylvester Manor Educational farm and moved through rooms full of sheeted furniture, aged wallpaper and neat piles of very old books.
The Ghazlani military camp on the outskirts of southwestern Mosul has been liberated from ISIS militants, an Iraqi military spokesman told CNN.
In this context, Hussam Abbar, a member of Ninevah's provincial council, told Al-Monitor that the decision was taken by the joint security forces, saying, "Only in Hit and Sharqat families of IS members were evicted and to unknown destinations ...
This militant photo released by Ninawa State - a media arm of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 shows Abu Zakariya al-Britani, suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week who was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed ...
As the Mosul Operations slowly progress, a myriad of open-source information is emerging from both Ninawa province and other areas where intense fighting took place earlier indicating that the ongoing battle has left a disastrous environmental legacy ...
Atheel al-Nujaifi, the former governor of Ninevah Province, has been accused by some in Iraq of being one of the reasons for the fall of Mosul on June 10, 2014, into the hands of the Islamic State (IS).
... Yazidi fighters gather on the summit of Mount Sinjar as they head to battle Islamic State militants, in Iraq, Dec. 21, 2014. IS swept into Sinjar town and surrounding villages in early August; many residents were from the Yazidi religious community ...
Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, as a way to show the country how important they are to America's economy and way of life.


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