Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. United Nations. ISIS appeared to claim responsibility in a statement posted on social media. Countries bordering the Persian Gulf. The San Francisco Chronicle.
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ISIS overtakes Iraq's largest Christian city
According to the Iraqi constitution:. Qaraqosh is a historic Assyrian town of 50, people, approximately 20 miles southeast of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, where ISIS also has control. Encyclopaedia Iranica, Vol. As many as fifty thousand men and women—no accurate count is possible—were jammed into Abu Ghraib at one time, in twelve-by-twelve-foot cells that were little more than human holding pits. Conflict or Cooperation? Bush announced a "Surge" in the number of US troops deployed to the country.