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De tentoonstelling 'Nineveh', die afgelopen winter te zien was in het Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden in Leiden, is door lezers van het Museumtijdschrift en andere ... De tentoonstelling vertelde het verhaal over de stad Nineveh, die 2.700 jaar geleden de hoofdstad was van het Assyrische rijk. De stad lag in ...
"Having made this trip many times from Nineveh to here, this is a beautiful section of river. Having done other rivers in Broome County, I don't find any finer. But this one had been underutilized because of the limited public access here," he said. Harting says he also knows of a number of excellent fishing ...

In June 2014, Daesh (Islamic State) fighters swiftly defeated the fleeing Iraqi Army to capture Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and the capital of Nineveh province. Mass exodus and genocide against the non-Sunni population ensued. The once largest city in the world, for the first time in 2,000 years, lost its ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Six Islamic State members, including a woman, were arrested in operations in Nineveh province, the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Friday. In a press release, the ministry said troops in Nineveh “arrested six Islamic State members, including a woman. All are wanted for by ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Iraqi security forces foiled on Wednesday a plot by Islamic State (IS) militants to detonate an ancient citadel in Tal Afar district in Nineveh, a security official was quoted as saying. “A force from the Nineveh Operation Command found four barrels filled with the highly explosive C4 ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Security services have arrested more than twenty Islamic State members in several operations in Nineveh province, while weapons and explosives were seized in their possession, security sources said on Saturday. Speaking to BasNews website, Cap. Amir Watheq, from Nineveh ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A commander of an Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militia threatened to fight Peshmerga "to the death" if the Kurdish forces are redeployed to disputed territories in Nineveh province. Saad Qado, commander of the Hashd al-Shaabi's 30th Brigade in Nineveh, made ...
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Three Islamic State members were arrested in an operation carried out in west of Mosul, Nineveh, a commander announced on Monday. In a statement, Maj. Gen. Hamad Names al-Jabouri, commander of Nineveh Police, said, “Police troops managed, this evening, through ...
He hates the people of Nineveh, the great city where God wants him to go. Instead, he hightails it in the opposite direction. Only after his near-death encounter with the big fish does Jonah go to Nineveh. Jonah's issue is that he secretly expects that God will offer the Ninevites mercy if they turn from their ...
The ancient treasure of Nineveh and Trafalgar Square seem fated to come together. Researching archaeological sketches, Rakowitz discovered the length of the lamassu was exactly the same as Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth, which has showcased a rolling program of contemporary art since 2003.
On Sunday, the Nineveh Investigative Court, which is specialised in integrity issues issued an arrest warrant against Nineveh former governor, Atheel Nujaifi. The Iraqi Commission of Integrity who made the announcement did not explain the charges against Nujaifi. A source told Anadolu news agency that ...
Speaking to the Kuwaiti al-Watan newspaper, spokesman for the Nineveh Operations Command Brigadier-General Mohamed al-Jabouri said, “A group of IS militants tried to sneak into al-Ba'aj district, 120 km northwest of Mosul, but security forces stationed there managed to foil their scheme and killed ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraq's security media service has denied reports saying that 11.000 people who had been detained by Islamic State militants in Nineveh remain missing. The Security Media Center said “some media outlets circulated fabricated, inaccurate news about the so-called missing people ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Nineveh authorities have requested all armed groups to vacate Shingal in order to allow the civil administration to return to the ... “We have just informed them, as the provincial council, to leave these places in two weeks,” Bashar al-Kiki, chairman of the Nineveh Provincial Council, told Rudaw.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State member, who was in charge of confiscating houses and weapons of police conscripts, has been arrested, Nineveh Police Command announced on Friday. Speaking to Baghdad Today website, Lt. Gen. Hamad Names al-Jabouri, commander of Nineveh police, ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Iraq uncovered on Sunday a UN initiative to rehabilitate ancient sites which were devastated by Islamic State extremists during their capture of Nineveh province earlier. Speaking to IKH News, Iraq's deputy tourism and antiquities minister Qais Hussein Rashid said the initiative, ...
Iraqi security forces have killed nearly two dozen members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group during a clean-up operation in the country's northern province of Nineveh as government troops and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units are engaged in offensives to purge the entire war-ravaged ...

Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) – An Iraqi court sentenced on Monday seven key Islamic State (IS) leaders to death as they were found guilty of killing scores of innocent people in Nineveh. Speaking to the official al-Sabah newspaper, judge Mohamed al-Badrani of the Nineveh Criminal Court said: “Seven IS ...
“It's so beautiful, but it hurts me in my heart to see it here,” Margaret Nadir Aziz said, looking up at the sculpture of the winged bull, a guardian spirit that protected the gates of the Assyrian city of Nineveh for almost 3,000 years until it was smashed to rubble by Isis in February 2015 – its destruction recorded ...
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Three Islamic State members were killed in an attack foiled by the Federal Police in southeast of Mosul, according to Nineveh Police. “Federal troops repulsed an attack by IS in Makhmur region, southeast of Mosul, killing three of the attackers,” Lt. Gen. Salam al-Okeidi, spokesperson ...
In late 2014, the Iraqi parliament voted to form a committee to investigate the causes of the fall of Nineveh province, at the request of 89 deputies. Moreover, in August 2015, it recommended the trial of 70 security and political officials, including Al-Maliki, holding them responsible for the escape of Iraqi forces ...
The 47 Yezidi candidates will be running on seven lists: 20 of them in Nineveh province are KDP candidates, 16 are candidates of the Yezidi Democratic Party led by Haider Shasho, 6 are with other Yezidi parties, 2 are with the PUK, and 1 is with the Iraqi Communist Party. The KDP and PUK have each ...
Deep inside looters' tunnels dug beneath the Tomb of Jonah in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archaeologists have uncovered 2,700-year-old inscriptions that describe the rule of an Assyrian king named Esarhaddon. The seven inscriptions were discovered in four tunnels beneath the biblical prophet's ...
At least 11 Daesh terrorists were captured by Iraqi forces on Wednesday while trying to infiltrate into Iraq's northern Nineveh province, according to a local security source. “The 11 gunmen fled Iraq's northeastern Tuz Khurmatu district, where large-scale military operations remain underway,” Federal Police ...
Greene County Regional police Chief Michael Natale pulls a loose brick out of the foundation of the Morris Township Community Center in Nineveh. ... Carol Patton owns a home in Nineveh just a few doors down from the community center and remembers attending grade school in the building in her youth.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Security troops have managed to kill five suicide attackers in south of Nineveh, a security source was quoted saying. “While troops were passing near a house in a village in Hammam al-Alil region within an inspection campaign, the personnel noticed presence of a mobile phone ...
At least 17 militants were killed on Monday in airstrikes carried out by the Iraqi air force in the desert region of Iraq's northern Nineveh's province, according to an Iraqi military source. “Intelligence obtained by the air force revealed significant military activity in a village located in Nineveh's Baaj district ...
Saad Maan said, “Federal police arrested an IS militant, who escaped from Nineveh after its liberation from terrorism and headed for Baghdad, where he worked at a popular restaurant.” “The suspect admitted carrying out several terrorist attacks in Nineveh and escaping to Baghdad to work there,” Maan ...
Vele eeuwen, duizenden jaren lang werd Nineveh een legende, een soort archetype van een weelderige rijke stad uit de oudheid, zoals Babylon. Bij het begin van de archeologie werd dan ook naarstig gezocht naar de stad. Boeken, bijbelse verhalen en legendes werden naast elkaar gelegd om de ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Iraqi security forces discovered a mass grave in Nineveh Province containing the bodies of dozens of Yezidi (Ezidi) Kurds who were believed to be executed by the Islamic State (IS), a security source said on Saturday. An unnamed security source told Iraqi media al-Etejah that ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Former Governor of the Nineveh Province and head of the Nineveh Guards Atheel al-Nujaifi on Thursday warned the Iraqi government that remnants of the Islamic State (IS) plan to carry out “massive attacks” in cities across the country. The Iraqi official claimed the operation's first ...
“The LORD gave this message to Jonah son of Amittai: 'Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgement against it because I have seen how wicked its people are.' But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction to get away from the LORD. He went down to the port of Joppa, where ...
Four groups of sisters have returned to two of the larger communities on the Plains of Nineveh and are involved in pastoral and educational ministry, according to the sisters' Christmas communication. “Two kindergartens and one school have been open in the Plain of Nineveh,” they wrote. “We trust that our ...
Nineveh was real. Its location was near what later became Mosul in Iraq, on the banks of the Tigris River. We've read quite a lot in the news about Mosul in recent months. Then, we have trouble picturing the Great Flood with docile lions and lambs and hyenas and Democrats and Republicans obediently ...
Jonah was a stubborn guy. In order to avoid being the messenger to the people of Nineveh, he booked a cruise heading the opposite direction of the place where God called him. When a storm kicked up, and the cruise staff were convinced that there was someone on their three-hour tour that was ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State militants have brought down the biggest Iraqi flag that was raised by Iraqi troops in a region in south of Mosul after liberation, a source from Nineveh police said on Monday. Speaking on condition of anonymity to BasNews, the source said the militants removed the ...
So, speaking of fishermen, let's talk about Jonah! God called Jonah to go to that great city of Nineveh to fish for people. You remember the story: God told Jonah to “Go!” and Jonah said, “No!” So, Jonah booked passage on the first boat he could find headed west – the exact OPPOSITE direction he should ...
In both readings, God is calling people to follow. The responses of those called are entirely opposite. The book of Jonah tells the story of the prophet Jonah. Briefly put, God calls Jonah to preach to the people of Nineveh, a town approximately 500 miles away. Jonah, deeply hating the people of Nineveh, ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – An Iraqi court sentenced in absentia the former Governor of Nineveh Province, Atheel al-Nujaifi, to three years of imprisonment and banned him from traveling abroad as well as seized his assets. Iraqi judicial authorities issued an arrest warrant against Nujaifi, the ...
The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Ammitai, and instructed him to go to Nineveh to cry out against it. Nineveh is a great city, the capital of the Assyrian empire. Assyria is the rising power in Jonah's day, and it is a cruel empire, known for the brutal treatment of conquered peoples. Its wickedness ...
At least 450,000 displaced persons have returned to their homes in the northern Nineveh province following the expulsion of the Daesh terrorist group from the region, the Iraqi government said Tuesday. "The Ministry of Immigration and Displaced Persons' Affairs has managed to repatriate roughly 450,000 ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraq's military command has denied the withdrawal of paramilitary forces from Nineveh province, noting that the the troops were only redeploying. Nineveh Operations commander, Maj. Gen. Najm al-Jubouri, said in press statements that Popular Mobilization Forces were ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi army forces are launching a clearing operation against Islamic State militants in Nineveh, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday as efforts continue to eliminate remnant militants. In a brief statement, the ministry said it launched an operation against Islamic State vestiges in ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Nearly half million Iraqi refugees have been repatriated to their home regions in Nineveh province, the Iraqi government declared on Tuesday. Migration and Displacement Minister Jassem al-Jaff said in a statement that his ministry had managed to repatriate nearly 450.000 ...
God commanded Jonah to go to Nineveh to preach repentance to the Ninevites. Jonah didn't want to go there because the Ninevites were wicked people (see Jonah 1:2), and Jonah knew that when he came there to preach to the people, they'd repent and be spared from God's impending wrath (see Jonah ...
Ten-year old Helda Khalid Jacob Hindi, a fifth-grader, is not at a loss for words. She is passionate about her life, her future, and that of her loved ones. Helda and her family—mom, dad and a younger brother—recently moved back to Qaraqosh on Iraq's Nineveh Plains after spending three years in exile in ...
A number of Arab tribes demanded on Saturday that US troops be deployed in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, reported the German news agency (dpa). ... A spokesman for the tribes in Nineveh, Mzahem al-Hweit, told dpa: “We welcome the deployment of the American forces in all regions, especially ...
Three lawyers were gunned down Tuesday by attackers believed to be linked to the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, according to a local police source. “Gunmen stopped the car of lawyer Mohamed Ahmad al-Khalidi, who was accompanied at the time by two other lawyers,” ...
Knights thinks the situation in Nineveh is less likely to resemble the one in Diyala. Hashd groups loyal first and foremost to Iran covet that area for strategic purposes. Therefore, keeping communities pacified by taking control over their local armed groups, a classical colonial model for effectively controlling ...
The US-based rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has accused Yazidi fighters in Iraq of forcibly kidnapping and killing 52 civilians from the Imteywit tribe earlier in June. It said in a report on Wednesday that it has information from relatives of the victims that on June 4 Yazidi forces detained and then ...


 

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