Monthly Archives: April 2017

Iraqi militias find relics destroyed by IS in old town

Iraqi militiamen, who this week chased Islamic State fighters from the ancient city of Hatra, found IS had destroyed relics dating back more than 2,000 years. “Carvings and engraved images are destroyed, but the walls and towers of the Hatra Kingdom remain standing,” said Marwa Rashid, spokesperson for the Iraqi …

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