Skip to comments.Mosul, Iraq: ‘I Cannot Believe My Eyes When I See What ISIS Has Done to My Church’
Posted on 02/09/2018 4:37:44 PM PST by marshmallow
LEMONS, GRAPEFRUITS, oranges and figs grow in abundance in the three gardens of Nadia Younis Buttis house in Mosul, the house her parents built from scratch. She used to enjoy the lush trees and alluring fruits, sitting in her rocking chair near the flourishing, scented bushes. On July 17, 2014, however, Nadia had to leave Mosul, because ISIS had captured Iraqs second-largest city. With pain in my heart I left, she says.
ISIS has been ousted from Mosul and Nadia, who belongs to the Assyrian Church, recently returned to visit the city of her birth. It is still extremely dangerous in Mosul, sighs Nadia, adding: I just spoke to a police officer who lost a colleague this week. He was shot at night. A lot of Mosuls inhabitants collaborated with ISIS for three years, and some might have relatives or family members who were even part of ISIS. There are a lot of Sunnis who have supported ISIS.
The city was liberated by the Iraqi army, which is supported by many Iranian Shiites. In Mosul, they are met with a lot of distrust: they arent seen as allies. For me, the city has not become safe since its recapture.
Islamic State will always remain in Iraq. Nadia read the message written on the wall of Mosuls famous monastery of St. George, Mar Gurguis. The former representative of the UN and the World Food Program in Mosul lets the words sink in, as she surveys what remains of the monastery, which has been almost completely destroyed by the extremists.
Each spring and fall, Christians gathered here with the monks in this monastery for three days, Nadia says; there were activities and we could spend the night here. That was a time without worry of great joy.
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destruction paid for by McCrazy and/or CIA and/or Pentagon
Obamas JV team
Why would someone who knows what islam is all about be shocked by that islamists would do to a church?
I’d be more shocked that they left any of it standing.
if you think Trump has stopped rogue elements inside washington from continuing to supply and fund ISIS, then you dont know Washington.
Isis has been defeated, thank-you President Trump.
The Islamic state was defeated due to Putin, not due to the USA. The Islamic state was created by the US+UK+France+Saudia+Turkey.
Did not President Trump when he ran in 2016 that he would defeat ISIS if elected?
Well Putin did get the ball rolling.
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