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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 ( 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 ( – 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 ( 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 ( 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 ( 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 ( 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 ( – 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 ( – 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 ...


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