Since then, the group has undertaken mass looting campaigns of museums and ruins in the ancient cities of Nimrud
and Hatra, and most recently Palmyra in Syria.
A cela s'ajoutent la destruction de la tombe de Jonas a Mossoul, la demolition des ouvrages anciens de la bibliotheque de Mossoul, l'attaque farouche de la cite antique de Hatra ainsi que la destruction de la cite antique de Nimrud
en mars 2015.
The terrorist organisation has been responsible for the destruction of historical structures in Palmyra, Aleppo and Nimrud
among others, and has even released several videos and photographs of its members looting artefacts and destroying them in what they call "cultural cleansing".
The jihadists have already blown up other irreplaceable monuments in Iraq, including the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city of Nimrud
To the Islamic State, the destruction of the Palmyra temple, like the destruction of ancient statues and monuments in Nimrud
, Hatra and other regions under its control, is of a part with the destruction of"apostates," the decimation of communities like the Assyrian and Yazidi religious minorities, or the enslaving of women, or the beheading of Western hostages: It is an ethnic, religious and cultural cleansing of anything the zealots deem alien to the pure Islamic state.
He added that "the terrorist / al-Jubouri / caused the killing and displacing of hundreds of families and employees of private security forces, and is a resident of Nimrud
More than three months after Islamic State fighters released video footage of them smashing statues and carvings at Mosul museum and the ancient sites of Hatra, Nimrud
2012: 155), but cucumber seeds have been found from ancient Egypt as well as Nimrud
('Iraq); see Murray 2000: 635.
Runaway climate change will, the scientists warn, leave a big, irreversible trace, and the benign climate we currently thrive in could be as irretrievable as the ancient city of Nimrud
In March, the government of Iraq confirmed that the archaeological site of Nimrud
had been bulldozed and dynamited, which was confirmed by an appalling video several weeks later.
she said, referring to the recent destruction of places such as the Assyrian city of Nimrud
ISIL terrorists have so far destroyed artifacts at a number of historical sites in Iraq and Syria, including Iraq's Northern ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud
and the Nineveh museum in Mosul.