Ashur


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Related to Ashur: Ashurbanipal, Assyria, Baal, Ishtar, Nineveh
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chief god of the Assyrians

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an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria

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Gicheru said it was evident Mohammed stayed in Ashur's house and the items recovered from his house belonged to the terrorists.
We worked tirelessly, only breaking for food or drink, translating about half a book of Ashur's poems, a couple of which are included in this issue.
Former Ambassador of Tajikistan to Turkmenistan Ashur Abdurahim was sent to the retirement.
Palestinian Health Ministry spokesman, Tarif Ashur, said that the majority of the patients have been discharged.
Ashur Shamis attended the protest at the Libyan embassy in London where WPC Fletcher, 25, was killed by a shot fired from a window.
"We are ready to carry out the trials of members of the former regime, be it those who are in the country or those who will be extradited," Deputy Justice Minister Khalifa Ashur told journalists in Tripoli.
"Our courts are very good, even excellent, especially in Tripoli, and we are able to carry out his trial according to international standards," The Telegraph quoted Ali Hmeida Ashur, the Libyan justice minister, as saying.
The International Criminal Court has decreed that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will be tried in Libya rather than at the Hague-based court, Libyan Justice Minister Ali Khalifa Ashur said Monday.
A score of Libyans complain that Issa Omar Ashur, the interim head of the Libyan Embassy in Sofia, as well as a number of other officials of the diplomatic mission, are not returning their calls and are keeping them away from the Embassy, which is guarded by gendarmes.
Baghdad (NINA) -- Hani Ashur, Iraqiya Slate Advisor, confirmed that "political leaders meeting in President Jalal Talabani's office yesterday was fruitful and brought together viewpoints.
Words were exchanged with three men in another vehicle and unpleasant text messages allegedly followed from Mahad to one of the passengers, Mohamed Ashur.
" Ashur from Syria is in Doha on business and heard about the traditional Syrian band, and so decided to visit the Doha Summer Fun Park, "I very much enjoyed listening to the Syrian band and listening to the stories which were told.
The media advisor of Allawi's Iraqiya bloc, Hani Ashur, countered that the head-to-head was the wrong forum to discuss powersharing given that the other leading blocs would be absent.