As a center of Christian antiquity, Mosul is considered by many Middle Eastern Christians to be one of their holiest cities.
Perhaps events they had heard about in Mosul had convinced them this was what would happen.
The inability to refrigerate has meant the end of perishables in Mosul such as meat and dairy.
Then, on June 10, after ISIS captured Mosul, its messages pivoted towards the West.
Key areas of Mosul—including military installations—fell Tuesday after a coordinated ISIS campaign that began five days ago.
Mr. Cooper was occupied in drawing the bas-reliefs discovered at Kouyunjik, living in Mosul, and riding over daily to the ruins.
I will first describe the results of the excavations in the ruins opposite Mosul.
This seemed reasonable, for arms and horses could not be secured on credit in Mosul.
That is quite beyond our power, we fear, said we, you must take that to the hospital in Mosul.
A fine cotton cloth of plain weave originally made in Mosul, a city on the banks of the Tigris, in Asia.
city in northern Iraq, from Arabic al-Mawsul, literally "the joined," a reference to the bridge and ford over the Tigris here.