Friday, November 18, 2016

⚠️ NIMRUD IS DEAD. ASSHOLES!⚠️

NIMRUD IS DEAD. ASSHOLES! UAE Hezbollah Boys ain’t miss a chance to feature their Iranian Masters Wins. US Led Iraqi militant warlords failed Nimrud the king of Israel, he’s knockdown by Baghdadi Boys. Just kidding! They ain’t artifacts called Nimrud, they’re Gypsum Replicas the Real McCoy were sold to private collections by Chalabi, Kurds & Iranians during us occupation.
NIMRUD IS DEAD. ASSHOLES! UAE Hezbollah Boys ain’t miss a chance to feature their Iranian Masters Wins. US Led Iraqi militant warlords failed Nimrud the king of Israel, he’s knockdown by Baghdadi Boys. Just kidding! They ain’t artifacts called Nimrud, they’re Gypsum Replicas the Real McCoy were sold to private collections by Chalabi, Kurds & Iranians during us occupation.
UAE Hezbollah Boys ain’t miss a chance to feature their Iranian Masters Wins. US Led Iraqi militant warlords failed Nimrud the king of Israel, he’s knockdown by Baghdadi Boys. Just kidding! They ain’t artifacts called Nimrud, they’re Gypsum Replicas the Real McCoy were sold to private collections by Chalabi, Kurds & Iranians during us occupation.
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Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after Islamic State rampage

AOL News - ‎20 hours ago‎
NIMRUD, Iraq, Nov 16 (Reuters) - In a field outside an ancient palace in the Assyrian city of Nimrud, shattered remains of intricate carvings lie broken in the dust. Remnants of elaborate wall panels and colossal statues of winged bulls, they stood at ...
 

Islamic State is driven from ancient Nimrud, where destruction is 'worse than we thought'

Washington Post - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
NIMRUD, Iraq – The palace of Ashurnasirpal II, an Assyrian king, had survived for three millennia before the Islamic State militants arrived and sacked the place with glee. They smashed the statutes of winged creatures that had stood sentry at a gate ...
 

Nimrud liberators find harsh evidence of ISIL's fanaticism

The National - ‎15 hours ago‎
The destruction of Nimrud began not long after it was seized by ISIL in 2014, as the militants set out to demolish anything they deemed contrary to their extremist interpretation of Islam. According to residents of the village of Nimrud, which stands ...
 

Destroyed Ancient City of Nimrud Emerges From Under ISIS Rule

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
Destroyed Ancient City of Nimrud Emerges From Under ISIS Rule. 11/17/2016 9:27AM. The capture of Nimrud in Iraq from militant group Islamic State has revealed the scale of destruction of the ancient Assyrian city. Photo: Getty Images. Recommended for ...
 

Nimrud: Photos show IS destruction of ancient Iraqi city

BBC News - ‎Nov 15, 2016‎
The scale of the damage done by Islamic State militants to the ancient city of Nimrud is beginning to emerge, two days after it was retaken by Iraqi forces. Much of the area lies in rubble, with shattered statues and a ziggurat reduced to a fraction of ...
 

Ancient City of Nimrud in Bible's Book of Genesis Destroyed by ISIS (Photos)

Christian Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
(Photo: Reuters/Ari Jalal)A member of Iraqi army walks at the remains of wall panels and colossal statues of winged bulls, destroyed by Islamic State militants in the Assyrian city of Nimrudeastern bank of the Tigris River, south of Mosul, Iraq ...
 

'Heartbroken' Iraqis reveal Islamic State ruin of ancient Nimrud

The Times of Israel - ‎Nov 17, 2016‎
NIMRUD, Iraq (AP) — Nearly a month into the fight to retake Mosul, government forces pushed Islamic State militants out of nearby Nimrud, home to some of Iraq's richest archaeological treasures. And when soldiers finally surveyed the extremists ...
 

Video: Iraq's ancient city of Nimrud reduced to ruins by Islamic State group

FRANCE 24 - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
In the days after the Iraqi army announced it had recaptured Nimrud from the Islamic State group, the full extent of destruction wrought by jihadists on the ancient city has gradually become apparent. IS group militants filmed themselves as they lay ...
 

Surveying Islamic State's destruction of Nimrud

Irish Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
At Nimrud, Islamic State dynamited and bulldozed to rubble the 3,000-year-old palace of King Ashurnasirpal, destroyed the statues of winged bulls that flanked the entrance, and reduced to a stump the 50m ziggurat, the tower that had stood sentinel ...
 

The Latest: Iraqi forces assessing damage to Nimrud site

Fox News - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
Iraqi forces are assessing the damage to the ancient site of Nimrud, south of Mosul, after it was retaken from the Islamic State group over the weekend. Maj. Gen. Dhiaa al-Saadi, the deputy commander of Iraqi ground forces who oversaw the operation ...
 

Iraqi forces retake ancient Assyrian village of Nimrud, Iraqi military says

CNN - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
Archeologists first began excavating Nimrud -- built nearly 3,000 years ago -- in the 1840s. In the decades that followed, they unearthed priceless treasures from the city, including palaces adorned with unique frescoes and giant sculptures, that ...
 

Ancient City Of Nimrud Retaken From Militants, But Little Remains

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
Iraqi forces won back control of the ancient city of Nimrud from Islamic State militants on November 13. During more than two years in control of the site, the militants destroyed countless artifacts, some dating back as far as 3,000 years to the ...
 

Ancient city of Nimrud lies in ruins after 'IS' occupation

Deutsche Welle - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
The Iraqi military liberated the ancient city of Nimrud this week, but the old Assyrian capital - once the heart of an empire that stretched across the Middle East - now lies in ruins. In 2014, jihadists from the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) militant ...
 

Iraq forces capture villages surrounding ancient Nimrud

Aljazeera.com - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
Iraqi forces have captured two villages on the outskirts of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud as they move ahead to drive Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters from Iraq's second city Mosul. The 9th division of the Iraqi army on Sunday ...
 

Nimrud: Iraqi forces 'retake ancient city from IS'

BBC News - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
Iraqi government forces say they have captured Nimrud, the site of an ancient Assyrian city overrun by Islamic State (IS) group militants two years ago. In March 2015, officials and historians condemned IS for the destruction of the archaeological site ...
 

Nimrud: the 3300 yo Assyrian capital is destroyed

New Europe - ‎Nov 17, 2016‎
The ceiling of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, exposed in 'Reborn from destruction - Ebla, Nimrud, Palmira', exhibition at Colosseum presented today, Rome, 06 October 2016. The exhibition, from 07 October to 11 December 2016, will present scale models 1 ...
 

ISIS-Devastated Nimrud: Photos of Ancient City Emerge

Newsweek - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
Photos have emerged of the shattered Iraqi city of Nimrud, two days after Iraqi forces retook it from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The militants have reduced much of the ancient city to rubble, including a 2,900-year-old ziggurat—a ...
 

Iraq Nimrud: An ancient city reduced to rubble by IS

BBC News - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
Two days after the ancient city of Nimrud was retaken by Iraqi forces, the BBC's Richard Galpin was one of the first people to witness the scale of the devastation left behind by so-called Islamic State (IS). Sheikh Ali Mohammad Hussain Albyati grew up ...
 

In pictures: What's left of Iraq's treasured Nimrud?

The New Arab (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
Nimrud, on the Tigris River valley, and 30 km southeast of Mosul, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in a country often described as the cradle of civilisation. In April last year, the Islamic State group released a video of its fighters ...
 

Iraq Says Islamic State Driven From Nimrud, Town Near Famed Ancient Ruins

Wall Street Journal - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
MOSUL, Iraq—The Iraqi army said Sunday that troops have driven Islamic State militants out of the town of Nimrud, south of Mosul, near the site of famed ancient Assyrian ruins that were reportedly destroyed by the extremists. Iraq's special forces ...
 

Iraqi army says Nimrud captured from ISIL

Aljazeera.com - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
Iraqi soldiers have captured Nimrud, the site of an ancient Assyrian city overrun by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) two years ago, a military statement said on Sunday. "Troops from the Ninth Armoured Division liberated Nimrud town ...
 

Photos: Nimrud archeological city after damage

Iraqi News - ‎21 hours ago‎
In 2015, the Islamic State extremist group (ISIS) announced its intention to destroy the archaeological sites in the city of Nimrud due to its “un-Islamic” nature. In the same year, the Iraqi government announced that ISIS used bulldozers to demolish ...
 

Nimrud: Iraqi troops visit destroyed ancient city

BBC News - ‎Nov 15, 2016‎
The full scale of the damage done by Islamic State militants to the historic city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is emerging, after government forces recaptured the site two days ago. The United Nations called the destruction at the time a war crime. The ...
 

Iraqi forces retake historical town of Nimrud

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
Iraqi forces battling Isil captured the historical town of Nimrud, site of an ancient city on the banks of the Tigris river yesterday[sun], during the operation to retake Mosul from the jihadi group. "Troops from the Ninth Armoured Division liberated ...
 

Iraqi troops recapture Nimrud, site of ancient Assyrian city, from Isis

The Guardian - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
The commander of the Mosul operation, Lt Gen Abdul-Amir Raheed Yar Allah, said troops retook the town after heavy fighting and released a statement saying that “the 9th division of the Iraqi army has liberated the town of Nimrud completely and raised ...
 

Iraqi Troops Retake The Town Of Nimrud, Near Historic Ruins, From ISIS

Huffington Post - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
“Troops from the Ninth Armoured Division liberated Nimrud town completely and raised the Iraqi flag above its buildings,” the statement said. The town of Nimrud lies 1 km (less than 1 mile) west of the ruins. The soldiers also captured the village of ...
 

Iraqi forces discover scale of destruction in Nimrud

Sky News - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
Away from the fighting, Iraqi forces assessed the damage to Nimrud, about 19 miles southeast of Mosul. Major General Dhiaa al-Saadi, the deputy commander of Iraqi ground forces who oversaw the operation, said IS had almost completely destroyed the ...
 

'It feels worse than our soldiers dying': Iraqi forces return to ancient city reduced to rubble by Isil

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Nov 16, 2016‎
The destruction has deeply affected the soldiers who fought to expel Isil from Nimrud. "When you see men dying in battle you feel sad. But when you see our culture destroyed like this if it feels worse," says Captain Taher Hakem, who was in the advance ...
 

Iraqi forces recapture town of Nimrud

Financial Times - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
The capture of Nimrud is more symbolic than strategic. It became synonymous with cultural tragedy after Isis militants released video of their fighters taking drills and explosives to some of its ancient relics, which radical Sunni Muslim groups say ...
 

Iraqi Forces Capture Nimrud, Drive Out Islamic State

Voice of America - ‎Nov 13, 2016‎
The Iraqi military says it has captured the city of Nimrud from Islamic State militants. Iraq's Joint Operations Command says "the 9th division of the Iraqi army has liberated the town of Nimrudcompletely and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings ...

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