Day: March 6, 2015

Isis ‘bulldozes’ Nimrud: UNESCO condemns destruction of ancient Assyrian site as a ‘war crime’

Iraq’s antiquities ministry said the extremists continue to ‘defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity’ HEATHER SAUL , HENRY AUSTIN Isis militants intensified their efforts to destroy invaluable historical landmarks in Iraq after “bulldozing” the ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul. The antiquities ministry […]

Isis 'bulldozes' Nimrud: UNESCO condemns destruction of ancient Assyrian site as a 'war crime'

Iraq’s antiquities ministry said the extremists continue to ‘defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity’ HEATHER SAUL , HENRY AUSTIN Isis militants intensified their efforts to destroy invaluable historical landmarks in Iraq after “bulldozing” the ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul. The antiquities ministry […]

Israel and Iran face off over past oil ties

Israel, Iran tight-lipped on decades-old arbitration with pressure in Israel to remove secrecy World Bulletin / News Desk As Israel loudly and publicly denounces Iran and its nuclear programme this week, the two countries are quietly tussling in a decades-old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline company that could be worth billions […]