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HATRA, Iraq: Iraqi forces Thursday retook the town of Hatra, southwest of Mosul, on the third day of an operation that saw them wrest back a nearby Unesco-listed ancient city, a statement said. Popular Mobilization paramilitary forces said they had ...
Residents and business people in eastern Mosul have begun rebuilding, even though the fighting continues just across the river in the western half of the city. Besides wanting to get a head start, townspeople fear that prices for building materials ...

Forces from Kata'ib Sayyid al-Shuhada militia managed to storm into al-Musalten village, south of al-Hadher District and started to liberate it, while also discovered a cache of weapons and equipment, containing 120 mm mortar shells, north of the ...
... any radical group. Al-Nail described Al-Maliki as being "responsible" for any hardships that the Sunnis have been enduring in the Ninawa province after Daesh took over, as well as blaming him for other misfortunes that have befallen the Sunni Arab ...
One by one, cities and towns under the control of the Islamic State started falling. Because we were fighting with local partners, it was messier than if we ... The Iraqi commander coordinating the battle tells NPR the Iraqi military will slow an ...
After receiving elusive answers about why and seeing the same readying of masks at the nearby, heavily damaged Ninevah hospital, Al-Monitor found out later that day that an area under the control of the Iraqi special forces had been hit by IS mortars ...

When looking at the events before and after Bashar al-Assad's chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun, and the operations of Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) in the northern province of Hama, questions arise as to the goal of the attack ...
When looking at the events before and after Bashar al-Assad's chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun, and the operations of Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) in the northern province of Hama, questions arise as to the goal of the attack ...
This creates complications for the Kurdistan Region as an estimated 500,000 people in western neighborhoods of Mosul remain trapped in the city, waiting for an opportunity to flee. There are serious concerns for the protection of civilians in west ...
Mosul, Iraq: Amid the bombed-out ruins of an ancient site revered by both Muslims and Christians in Mosul, Iraqi violinist Ameen Mukdad Wednesday held a small concert in the city he was forced to flee by Daesh (ISIS) militants. As Mukdad played scores ...
On 5 February 2017, ACTED organized a multi-sectorial needs assessment (MSNA) in Qawisyat (Tilkaif District, Ninawa) with the aim of identifying needs and gaps in current humanitarian response.
Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap." Is the destruction of Damascus a result of Psalm 83 when Syria invades?
So the Word of the Lord comes to Jonah, which is an awfully nice way of putting it, isn't it, rather like a person, when you say it like that, and says, 'Go to Ninevah, that great city and call out the message against it that I tell you.' Now, if you ...
In all, 100,000 Christians from across the Ninevah Plains are estimated to have abandoned their farmlands, villages, and towns. According to Bashar Warda, a Chaldean bishop in Erbil, there were 1.3 million Christians in Iraq in 2003. Since then, the ...
Meanwhile, Iraqi Minister of Displacement and Migration Dr. Jassim Mohammed Al-Jaaf said, the number of displaced people since the beginning of liberating Ninawa governorate reached more than 500,000 persons including 320,000 people who came out ...
Instead, some prophecies are tucked away in a single phrase (compare Hosea 11:1 with Matthew 2:15) while others consist of whole books (The book of Nahum is a prophecy concerning the city of Ninevah, modern day Mosul). Some prophecies need events ...
Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap." Is the destruction of Damascus a result of Psalm 83 when Syria invades?

"In the cities you can't use airstrikes, you have to use helicopters. I called the Iraqi Army many times to ask ... Najem Abdullah al-Jabouri, head of the Ninevah Operations Command coordinating the battle, told NPR. "This is the last chance for ISIS ...
Instead, some prophecies are tucked away in a single phrase (compare Hosea 11:1 with Matthew 2:15) while others consist of whole books (The book of Nahum is a prophecy concerning the city of Ninevah, modern day Mosul). Some prophecies need events ...
"In the cities you can't use airstrikes, you have to use helicopters. I called the Iraqi Army many times to ask ... Najem Abdullah al-Jabouri, head of the Ninevah Operations Command coordinating the battle, told NPR. "This is the last chance for ISIS ...
(Reuters/Suhaib Salem)Iraqis attend the first Palm Sunday procession in the burnt out main church of the Christian city of Qaraqosh since Iraqi forces retook it from Islamic States militants, Iraq April 9, 2017.
Hawra, 4-years-old, who was badly burned in the March 17 airstrike in western Mosul, sits on her bed at a hospital in Erbil, Iraq, Saturday.
Hawra, 4-years-old, who was badly burned in the March 17 airstrike in western Mosul, sits on her bed at a hospital in Erbil, Iraq, Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Qaraqosh, Iraq: Members of Iraq's Christian minority celebrated Palm Sunday in the country's main Christian town of Qaraqosh for the first time since it was retaken from Daesh (ISIS).
Solomon came to the U.S. from Ninevah, Iraq - "a biblical city that's 8,000 years old and is currently being destroyed" - when John F. Kennedy was still president.
"They will walk from Irbil to Alqosh in the Ninevah Plain, needing one week or more because the journey is very long, some 87 miles," Sako told Catholic News Service.
The fight for Iraq's second largest city, which militants have held since 2014, has been grinding on for more than five months as U.S.
Around 100 Christians in Iraq are expected to spend their Holy Week participating in an 80-mile march for peace, which will start with mass on Palm Sunday in Irbil and will end in Alqosh in the Nineveh Plains.
Mosul, Iraq: After they seized Mosul two years ago and destroyed the priceless Mesopotamian artifacts in its museum, Daesh (ISIS) militants found a practical use for the building - they turned it into a tax office.
The Iraqi commander coordinating the battle tells NPR the Iraqi military will slow an offensive pushing into the crowded old district of the city to try to minimize civilian casualties. The new ... Najm Abdullah al-Jabouri, head of the Ninevah ...
The U.S. and Iraq are changing tactics in the fierce battle against ISIS for the Iraqi city of Mosul, NPR News has learned.
Khalaf al-Hadidi, a Ninevah city council member, said the United States is very interested in the Qayyara area, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) south of Mosul in the Ninevah governorate, which is seen as a possible US alternative to Turkey's Incirlik ...
In Iraq, once-flourishing Christian towns have been destroyed and vandalized by Islamic terrorism before being liberated. ... "They will walk from Irbil to Alqosh in the Ninevah Plain, needing one week or more because the journey is very long, some ...
"They will walk from Irbil to Alqosh in the Ninevah Plain, needing one week or more because the journey is very long, some (140 kilometers) 87 miles," he said.
... Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 28, at University of Iowa hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. She was born Oct. 26, 1968, in Waterloo, daughter of James Jr.
A civilian got killed and five others got injured due to shells launched by ISIS on Al Muthanna neighborhood on the eastern side of Mosul city, while ISIS shot and killed a family running away from Al-Radayn neighborhood to the liberated areas on the ...
... Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 28, at University of Iowa hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. She was born Oct. 26, 1968, in Waterloo, daughter of James Jr.
Khalaf al-Hadidi, a Ninevah city council member, said the United States is very interested in the Qayyara area, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) south of Mosul in the Ninevah governorate, which is seen as a possible US alternative to Turkey's Incirlik ...
His account describes horrific scenes after the blast that may have killed more than 200 people on March 17, as the battle to recapture Iraq's second city from Daesh (ISIS) advances though the cramped and densely populated western districts. Running ...
The train reminded Aleppines - I've never quite resigned myself to this (accurate) description of the people of the largest city in Syria - that their ancient home was recovering its greatness as a communications centre and one of the major commercial ...
The museum also contained artifacts from Nimrod's historical city dating back to the 9th century B.C. in the southeast of Mosul, destroyed by IS in 2014.
Qaraqosh was ravaged by Daesh militants, who seized it in June 2014 as they rampaged across parts of northern Iraq, capturing second city Mosul and swaths of the area known as the Ninevah Plain, home to much of the county's dwindling Christian minority ...
Also during his trip, he told the media that IS will be eliminated from Iraq's cities "within weeks." What will happen then?
Qaraqosh was ravaged by Daesh militants, who seized it in June 2014 as they rampaged across parts of northern Iraq, capturing second city Mosul and swaths of the area known as the Ninevah Plain, home to much of the county's dwindling Christian minority ...
A Kurdish peshmerga soldier holds a Kurdistan flag during a deployment in the area near the northern Iraqi border with Syria, which lies in an area disputed by Baghdad and the Kurdish region of Ninawa province, August 6, 2012. Reuters/Azad Lashkari ...
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Islamic State has killed its judge of the so-called Tigris State for refusing to partake in an attack on security forces, a local source from Nineveh has said.
Rasche rejected the idea of creating enclaves in the Ninevah plains that would supposedly protect Christians, because the numbers were now to small for that to work.
WASHINGTON: the Pentagon said Monday it was reviewing more than 700 video feeds of coalition airstrikes on west Mosul, Iraq after reports of a large number of civilians killed in bombings.
"Until this very day, the Iraqi Parliament has not declared the city of Mosul a disaster zone, even though its eastern part is completely destroyed with houses that fell on their inhabitants," Intisar al-Jubouri, a parliament member in Ninevah Province ...
Ninevah provincial governor's health directorate said on Sunday 160 bodies had been officially buried after they were recovered from the site where eyewitnesses said buildings had been flattened by the March 17 blast.


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