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A newspaper reports that the Islamic State has destroyed part of the walls of Nineveh

A newspaper reports that the Islamic State has destroyed part of the walls of Nineveh

The pan-Arab newspaper Al Hayat, citing as a source Said Mumzini, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Kurdistan, an autonomous region of Iraq, has stated that a part of the old walls of Nineveh was destroyed by the jihadists of the Islamic State in Mosul, complying with the threat they made at the beginning of the year.

North American P-51B from the Right

North American P-51B from the Right

North American P-51B from the Right Here we see a side view of the North American P-51B Mustang, the first production version to be powered by a Rolls Royce Merlin engine.

1906 Russian Duma Meets - History

1906 Russian Duma Meets - History

St PetersburghOn May 6th, Czar Nicholas allowed elections to be held for legislative body the Duma, which met for the fist time on May 6th 1906. The Duma requested a range of reforms that Nicholas was not willing to meet. On July 22nd, however, Nicholas dissolved the Duma and embarked upon a ruthless suppression of dissent throughout the country.

13 November 1943

13 November 1943

13 November 1943Eastern FrontGerman Army Group South succesfully pushes 1st Ukrainian Front backWar in the AirEighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 130: 268 aircraft sent to attack port area at Bremen, supported by 4 pathfinders. Sixteen aircraft lost.How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 13 November 1943 , http://www.

1816 Presidential Elections - History

1816 Presidential Elections - History

1816 Election Results Monroe vs KingJames Monroe was the favorite candidate of both former Presidents, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to become the next President of the United States. Secretary of War, William Crawford, opposed Monroe, but Monroe received the Republican nomination without difficulty.

Lester Hutchinson

Lester Hutchinson

Biography of Lester Hutchinson