In the ruins of an Iraqi city, memories of Agatha Christie

Sunday, 06 August 2017

Agatha Christie lived here once, but only memories remain of the time the best-selling crime writer ......

Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by ISIS

Monday, 16 January 2017

As Iraqi forces fight to retake the northern city of Mosul from ISIS, an artist in nearby Erbil is ......

Writer Agatha Christie played role in unearthing ancient Nimrud in Iraq

Saturday, 31 December 2016

Her diligence and face cream cleaned Nimrud’s most famous ivory. She captured the ......

How did an Iraqi Sunni Imam save the Shiites of his village from ISIS?

Thursday, 29 December 2016

In the village of Umrakan east of Mosul, a minority of the Shabak community who were targeted by ......

Video shows ISIS group destroys ancient ruins of Nimrud

Sunday, 12 April 2015

An online video purports to show Islamic State militants bombing ruins at the ancient Iraqi city of ......

ISIS, the enemy of civilization

Friday, 13 March 2015

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U.S., U.N. denounce ISIS’ destruction of Nimrud

Saturday, 07 March 2015

The White House and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon denounced Friday the bulldozing of the ......

UNESCO condemns ISIS destruction of ancient Iraq city as ‘war crime’

Friday, 06 March 2015

The head of UNESCO condemned on Friday the destruction of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in ......

Nimrud, the jewel of the Assyrian era

Friday, 06 March 2015

New EU sanctions imposed on six Syrian regime figures Nimrud, which Iraq said was bulldozed Thursday ......

Azhar slams ISIS for bulldozing Nimrud

Friday, 06 March 2015

Egypt-based al-Azhar institution, the Sunni Islam's leading authority, condemned on Friday the ......

ISIS bulldozes ancient city of Nimrud in Iraq

Thursday, 05 March 2015

Militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of ......