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Iraqi Troops Say Recapture Nimrud, Site of Assyrian City

By Dominic Evans and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Nov 13 – Iraqi soldiers recaptured the town of Nimrud on Sunday and the nearby ruins of the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city which was overrun and bulldozed two years ago by Daesh militants. Nimrud, once the capital of an empire stretching across the ancient Middle East, is one of

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