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Last month, a new marauder descended on Nineveh and the nearby city of Mosul.
And the U.S. is implicated too, as Al Gharawi assumed command in Nineveh before the U.S. withdrew from Iraq.The Monster of Mosul: How a Sadistic General Helped ISIS Win|Andrew Slater|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Mr. Layard impressed me as more taken up with concerns of Nineveh and Wardour Street than of la haute politique.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
Ninus, the supposed founder of Nineveh, was the husband of Semiramis.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
One volume that he read from cover to cover before he was eight years old was Layard's "Nineveh."Bert Lloyd's Boyhood|J. McDonald Oxley
Of a statue of Istar, in her old temple at Nineveh, we have at the least the head.The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)|Max Duncker
In the vicinity there were no quarries of alabaster, or of limestone, such as existed near Nineveh.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
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).