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The first step towards restoring ancient Nimrud, in northern Iraq, is under way after the Islamic State group bulldozed and bombed the capital city of one of the world's first empires. Nimrud was founded more than 3,300 years ago, 20km southeast of ...

The candidates' views on the importance of supporting affordable housing efforts, the rebuilding of the Sag harbor cinema, extending the historic district to include the Sag Harbor Hills, Ninevah, and Azurest neighborhoods, and improving traffic and ...
The Iraqi Army and its allies have completely surrounded the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Mosul's Old City, the jihadists' final area of influence in what was once their largest city. After more ... Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah ...
The war with Daesh accelerated these steps as Kurds gained military control of Kirkuk, and parts of Ninawa and Diyalah provinces which were previously known as "disputed areas" between Erbil and Baghdad according to the Iraqi Constitution's article 140 ...
Now they live in tents in an unofficial camp for the internally displaced near the village of Khanke, 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of Dahuk, as the official camps nearby in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq were all overcrowded.

ISIS is firmly on the defensive in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, where U.S. and Iraq coalition forces are pushing forward in a pitched and bloody battle to retake the city. Though the terror group may be in ... The town of Al-Hamdaniya, an ...
612 BC: A coalition of Egyptian, Median (Persian), and Babylonian forces attacks and destroys Ninevah, the capital of Assyria.
Every village between the town and the Syrian border has been overrun in the past nine days by Shia militia forces allied to the Iraqi government, who are moving quickly to set up bases in the town. To the east ... Not a single resident has been ...
IRBIL, Iraq: The Ashti camp in Iraq's northern city of Irbil Saturday celebrated the return of a girl whose abduction by militants three years ago sent shockwaves through her Christian community.
An Iraqi priest born in 1972 in a town in the Plain of Ninevah, Fr. Ganni moved to Rome in 1996 to study at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas on a scholarship from the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need.
The liberation of Mosul and the wider Ninevah Province from the Islamic State group (ISIS) and its brutal Salafist jihadi doctrine is the subject of many Iraqi conversations.
An Iraqi priest born in 1972 in a town in the Plain of Ninevah, Fr. Ganni moved to Rome in 1996 to study at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas on a scholarship from the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need.
Why not return after our houses are rehabilitated? I have two houses burned [by the Islamic State (IS)] but when they are rebuilt, I will return," the woman replied during the radio interview, on the day of the inauguration of reconstruction works in ...
Jonah explained to God that he fled to Tarshish rather than go do Ninevah to share God's message with them, because he knew that God was gracious "and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and ready to relent from punishing" (Jonah ...
"We have a real problem with [Daesh] sleeper cells," he said, adding that what Fallujah needs most is a strong security force to prevent the militants from re-establishing a foothold in the city some 65 kilometers west of Baghdad. "Honestly the support ...
Baghdad: Shiite paramilitaries have captured the Iraqi town of Baaj from Daesh (ISIS), further shrinking the northern region under the militant group's control as part of a U.S.

According to the May 29 statements of Hadi al-Ameri, secretary-general of the PMU-affiliated Badr Organization, PMU forces are stationed in the Um Jaris village on the Iraqi-Syrian border, northwest of the Ninevah governorate. The forces announced that ...
In Mosul, Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are mounting a stiff resistance, and the more the battle ...
In the Assyrian-Christian city of Hamdaniya, which its inhabitants call Qaraqosh, 30 kilometers (19 miles) southeast of Mosul, a big house belonging to a Muslim family temporarily hosts a terrorism court as part of the Iraqi Criminal Court, where ...
One division of the Iraqi government-sanctioned paramilitary group known as the Popular Mobilization forces (PMF) first reached Iraq's border with Syria Monday after securing a string of small villages west of Mosul and south of Sinjar, according to ...
Under the leadership of the Ministry of Health Iraq and in collaboration with Ninawa, Erbil and Duhok Directorates of Health (DOHs), more than 60 700 children aged 0-59 months living in selected districts and internally displaced persons camps in the ...
Over the past three years, his parishes have aided some 500,000 Iraqi Christian and other religious minorities fleeing persecution of so-called Islamic State and sectarian violence that has engulfed Mosul and the Ninevah Plain. Netanyahu said he hoped ...
Baghdad/Beirut: Iraq's Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary force said Sunday it had dislodged Daesh (ISIS) from a number of villages west of Mosul, scoring further progress toward the border with Syria. The villages taken by the Popular ... The Syrian ...
Over the past three years, his parishes have aided some 500,000 Iraqi Christian and other religious minorities fleeing persecution of so-called Islamic State and sectarian violence that has engulfed Mosul and the Ninevah Plain. ... "We were dismayed by ...
It also should be noted that Reformists swept the city and village council elections, which were held concurrently with the May 19 presidential vote.
While just a few small neighborhoods around western Mosul's old city remain under Daesh control, coalition and Iraqi commanders have warned the most difficult battles may lie ahead as the city's older districts are a densely populated warren of narrow ...
Jeffery D. Howard, 31, Ninevah, Bartholomew County warrant, 9:23 p.m., by the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department, held in lieu of $10,000 bond.
Erbil, Iraq - Amid fierce fighting pitting Iraqi forces against the Islamic State (IS) over Mosul, in Ninevah Province, tensions have risen between the predominantly Shiite Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) and Kurdish peshmerga.
Nawaf Ashur, a Yazidi journalist and fellow at the National Endowment For Democracy, told Al-Monitor that after driving IS out of the villages of Kassab and Tal Binad, the PMU liberated the village of Kocho with the help of the newly formed Yazidi ...
United Nations: The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of Daesh's (ISIS) self-declared caliphate "are numbered," the U.N.
United Nations: The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul "is imminent" and the days of Daesh's (ISIS) self-declared caliphate "are numbered," the U.N.
This fear, however, has not prevented many Christians from returning to their farms and cities and practicing religious rites in their monasteries and churches.
Joyce Coronel is a regular contributor to The Catholic Sun and author of "Cry of Ninevah." Opinions ... Try an audio version that includes a brief selection of Scripture before each decade and pray along with it as you drive around town. Before you ...
Khalaf al-Hadidi, a provincial council member in Ninevah, the mainly Sunni province where Mosul is located, said local security forces need to be given a "bigger role in protecting the province.
The second annual Sag harbor cultural History Weekend will take place Saturday and Sunday at locations throughout the village. This year's event, Sag Harbor: Port to the World, will highlight the village's maritime legacy. The day's events will kick ...
Khalaf al-Hadidi, a provincial council member in Ninevah, the mainly Sunni province where Mosul is located, said local security forces need to be given a "bigger role in protecting the province.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - Iraqi forces liberated the Christian town of Tel Keyf over three months ago, but the area remains largely empty as residents faced with serious obstacles refuse to return home.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - The Hashd al-Shaabi on Friday announced the launch of a military operation to liberate the Islamic State-held town of al-Qairawan in west Mosul. The move is considered to be the second phase of the operation ...
Some of the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi forces near Tikrit city, Iraq. (Photo: Reuters) ... ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - The Hashd al-Shaabi on Friday announced the launch of a military operation to liberate the Islamic State-held town of ...
A 35-year-old man who gave his name as Abu Rami and lives in the Old City of west Mosul said Daesh was desperate to keep the population from running away.
"This is important," he stressed, since "they still hold Hawija, as well as Tal Afar, Al-Baaj," and the cities of Rawa, Anah and Qaim in the western Anbar Province.
It's Easter weekend and I'm having a religious bank holiday like no other, en route to a small, ancient village in northern Iraq.
Wilayat Ninawa, the Islamic State branch that is defending the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, has been releasing imagery of its fighters using a previously unseen type of rocket launcher since at least March.
he use of drones by terrorist organizations has been documented for over a decade [[1],[2], & [3]]. During November 2004, Hezbollah used Mirsad-1, an Iranian made drone, for reconnaissance over Israeli territories, for 20 minutes without being intercepted.
Despite predictions that Christians would soon no longer remain in Iraq, the first of 100 homes are being built for them in the Assyrian towns of Bartala, Karamlesh and Qaraqosh. Some estimates suggest that about 75 percent or 1.5 million Christian ...
The Iraqi Army, which depends mainly on American weapons, suffered several setbacks after Daesh invaded Ninawa, Salahuddin, Anbar and parts of Diyala and Babil provinces in the summer of 2014 and seized a huge amount of American arms and military ...
Mosul's wrecked roads, bridges and broader economy will take at least five years to repair and need billions of dollars of development that Iraq's government says that it will struggle to afford despite massive oil wealth, officials returning to the ...
(Qaraqosh, Iraq) The Clarion Project is reporting that The Nineveh Plain Protection Units (NPU), a Christian militia in Iraq, is celebrating the hoisting up of a new cross in the destroyed city of Qaraqosh (also known as Baghdeda) that once had 50,000 ...
Mosul, Iraq: Mosul's wrecked roads, bridges and broader economy will take at least five years to repair and need billions of dollars of development that Iraq's government will struggle to afford, officials returning to the battle-scarred city said. The ...


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