And the U.S. is implicated too, as Al Gharawi assumed command in Nineveh before the U.S. withdrew from Iraq.
The town of Mosul is mentioned in the Bible, where it is known as Nineveh.
There was very high turnout in their provinces of Anbar, Nineveh, and Salahuddin.
Last month, a new marauder descended on Nineveh and the nearby city of Mosul.
It recalls the descriptions in the Hebrew prophets of the desolation coming upon Nineveh.
The speaker had been at Nineveh looking for the body of his son.
From that time Babylon became greater and more terrible than Nineveh, whose power it inherited.
"Well, I heard your body had been found at Nineveh," said the old man.
Babylon is become heaps, Nineveh a dwelling-place for dragons.
And he had to go to Nineveh to tell the people how bad they were.
Middle English, from Latin Assyria, from Greek Assyria, short for Assyria ge "the Assyrian land," from fem. of Assyrios "pertaining to Assyria," from Akkadian Ashshur, name of the chief city of the kingdom and also of a god, probably from Assyrian sar "prince." (See also Syria).