Posts tagged ‘Tikrit’

17/02/2016

it cannot be much more correct(ed): Sunni PMU recovered antiquities from Islamic State in Iraq

Fortunately, I’m running out of ways to get this wrong. I initially saw the list of participants in the Popular Mobilisation Units (PMUs) in Iraq – Shia, Sunni, Christian and Yezidi – and assumed that they were Kurdish, as Yezidis are Kurdish.

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16/02/2016

photo of nine Babylonian-era antiquities that were recovered from Islamic State in Iraq by Ummaya Al Jabbara

When Steven Ishak Nabil (Ummaya Al Jabbara@stevoiraq) shared the news of the raid on the Islamic State by the Sunni Popular Mobilisation Unit (PMU) of Ummaya Al Jabbara, he published a photograph of all nine of the antiquities that had been recovered.

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16/02/2016

Correction: Sunni Popular Mobilisation Unit raided Islamic State in Iraq, found Babylonian-era antiquities

Yesterday, I relayed Al Sumaria TV news that a Popular Mobilisation Unit (PMU) in Iraq had raided the Islamic State and recovered Babylonian-era antiquities.

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15/02/2016

Sunni Popular Mobilisation Unit raided Islamic State in Iraq, found Babylonian-era antiquities

Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) shared photos of ancient ‘artefacts found by #Iraq’s Hashd (PMUs) in a Da’ish HQ near Al-‘Alam (northeast of Tikrit)’ city, Salahuddin province, which had been published by Al Sumaria TV; I was shown by @CTstudies.

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01/12/2014

Saddam Hussein’s father’s tomb may have been destroyed (Tikrit, Iraq, 8th November 2014)

Hyperallergic have published my report on the still unsubstantiated claim that the tomb of Saddam Hussein’s father was destroyed in Tikrit, Iraq, on the 8th of November.

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