mosul mosul  /ˈmoʊ səl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a city in northern Iraq on the Tigris across from the ruins of Nineveh

News

  1. Officials: Suicide attacks in Iraq kill at least 3

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say two separate suicide attacks north of Baghdad have killed at least three people. A police officer in the city of Mosul says one attacker rammed his explosive-laden car into an army patrol on Monday, killing a soldier and a police officer.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  2. Officials: Suicide attacks in Iraq kill at least 3 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say two separate suicide attacks north of Baghdad have killed at least three people. A police officer in the city of Mosul says one attacker rammed his explosive-laden car into an army patrol on Monday, killing a soldier and a police officer.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. 9 Killed in Iraq Attacks

    A suicide car bomb and other attacks in northern Iraq killed nine people Saturday. Officials say the deadliest attack occurred near the northern city of Mosul, where a suicide car bomber who targeted a police patrol killed a policeman and three other people. In Tuz Khormato, 200 kilometers north of Baghdad, gunmen killed three policemen and wounded a fourth. Violence was also reported in the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Voice of America

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  1. "Mosul will continue to be a center of influence for, a center of gravity for al-Qaida because of its key network of facilitation _ both financing and foreign fighters," Smith said. "The flow to Mosul is critical for al-Qaida in Iraq."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Gregory Smith Source: Central Florida News 13|

  2. "Today, our troops started moving toward Mosul ...... and the fight there will be decisive," al-Maliki said during an address in the Shiite holy city of Karbala.
    on Jan 25, 2006 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: 940 News

  3. "The Council of Ministers yesterday passed a support program for development in Mosul, Baghdad and Basra," Crocker said, noting the legislative package contains $350 million for reconstruction and job creation in those areas.
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Blackanthem.com

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