Tag: Nineveh

AFP PHOTO / YOUNIS AL-BAYATI

Report: Islamic State Boils 6 Accused Spies Alive in Tar

The Islamic State continues to think up horrifying new methods to execute captives, deserters, and accused spies. In the latest atrocity, six accused spies were reportedly publicly executed in an Iraqi town by dipping them into vats of boiling tar.

IRAQ, - : An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group has spearheaded a major offensive that began on June 9, 2014 and has since overrun all of Iraq's northern Nineveh province. AFP PHOTO / HO / AL-FURQAN MEDIA

ISIS Beheads Three Kurdish Peshmerga Fighters

A new ISIS propaganda video shows three Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, evidently captured in the Nineveh province of Iraq, beheaded with knives before a large crowd of onlookers, some of them small children.

ISIS Targets 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Nineveh Walls in Iraq

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) set their eyes on another historical site to demolish as they continue to establish their The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) set their eyes on another historical site to demolish as they continue to establish their caliphate across Iraq. Residents near Mosul told Assyrian website Ankawa the militants’ plan to blow up the walls of Nineveh, which date back to almost 700 B.C.