Day: March 19, 2015

Nimrud: Outcry as IS bulldozers attack ancient Iraq site

BBC NEWS Middle East | March 6, 2015 Archaeologists and officials have expressed outrage about the bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud by Islamic State militants in Iraq. IS began demolishing the site, which was founded in the 13th Century BC, on Thursday, according to Iraqi officials. The head of the UN’s cultural agency condemned […]

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