Showing posts with label destruction. Show all posts
Showing posts with label destruction. Show all posts

Sunday, June 17, 2018

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition
Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Raqqa
An international human rights group on Tuesday accused the US and its allies of showing little regard for civilians' lives while attacking the Syrian city that was once the de-facto capital of IS group, an allegation denied by the US military.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UNICEF Appeals for $17 Million to Rebuild Iraq Health Facilities

The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million to help rebuild Iraq's health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support the country's reconstruction due to convene next week in Kuwait.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Bedouin tribe fights for indigenous land as Israeli govt demolishes their village for 122nd time

Bedouins
A Bedouin elder has been given ten months in prison and a hefty fine for trespassing on land his tribe claims to have lived on for 750 years. RT traveled to the disputed village, leveled by Israeli authorities 122 times.

Monday, September 18, 2017

US ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

North Korea will be 'destroyed'
The US ambassador to the UN warned North Korea will be destroyed if it continues its "reckless behavior" and forces the United States and its allies to defend themselves against any attack.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ISIS/ISIL blow up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque

The extremist Islamic State (IS) militants have blown up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque and its leaning minaret, as Iraqi forces are pushing near the Mosque area in the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses

The UN on Friday accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey after a cease-fire collapsed in July 2015.

Friday, January 20, 2017

ISIS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra : Syrian antiquities chief

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists have destroyed part of a Roman theater and the legendary four-column structure ‘Tetrapylon’ in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Syrian antiquities chief said.

Friday, January 13, 2017

China: Fake terracotta warriors destroyed by police

Authorities in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Wednesday evening raided a fake resort and destroyed over 40 copycat terracotta warriors.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Israeli 'Attacks' on Al-Aqsa Mosque Could Spark Muslim 'Retaliation'

UNESCO recently announced that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is a Muslim holy site. However, Israeli Prime Minister is "not paying attention to international rules" and plans to continue excavations under the mosque, which could lead to the destruction of the building, Iranian expert Emad Abshenass wrote for Sputnik.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Czech President: There’s no moderate opposition in Syria, only extremist groups

Czech President Milos Zeman said that there is no “moderate opposition” in Syria, but rather only extremist groups, and that he disagrees in this evaluation with the position taken by the United States.

Friday, July 15, 2016

UNESCO deplores damage to Aleppo National Museum; warns five Heritage Sites in Libya are in danger

The head of the United Nations cultural agency today deplored the recent shelling at the National Museum of Aleppo, located on the edge of the war-torn ancient city in northern Syria, calling once again for the destruction of cultural property to stop.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

UNESCO: Ruins in Ancient Syrian City Still Authentic

The United Nations cultural agency says the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra retains much of its authenticity despite the extensive damage it has sustained at the hands of Islamic State terrorists.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The ISIS militants have destroyed the ancient monument “Gate of God” near Mosul

The militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” destroyed two thousand years of the monument “the Gate of God” near the Iraqi city of Mosul. About it writes The Independent with reference to a source in the British Institute for the study of Iraq.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Syria’s Palmyra can be restored ‘in five years’

Syria’s antiquities chief said on March 28 that his department would need five years to restore the ancient ruins of Palmyra damaged by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes battled ISIL around Palmyra, trying to extend their gains.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Jihadist goes on trial over destruction of ancient Timbuktu shrines

An Islamic militant on Wednesday was accused of destroying centuries-old mausoleums in Timbuktu during the 2012 Mali conflict as the International Criminal Court (ICC) heard its first-ever case concerning the destruction of cultural artefacts.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Syria: UN condemns archaeological destruction at major World Heritage site of Bosra

UN, 24 December 2015 – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the destruction of parts of the ancient Syrian city of Bosra in fighting two days ago, alerting the world art market to potential trafficking in artefacts from the World Heritage site.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Germany Warns Saudia Arabia Against Financing Radicalism Abroad

German Vice Chancellor and SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel warned the Gulf state against financing religious extremists in his country and called for a decisive approach against radical mosques, German media reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.