Isis blows up 10th century Assyrian Catholic monastery near MosulWell the Islamic State (Isis) is not thru destroying artifacts in the Middle East anytime soon, In fact according to sources they have now blown up a 10th century Chaldean Catholic church north of Mosul and bulldozed a nearby graveyard.  This report comes from Nineveh Yakou , An Assyrian Archaeologist and Director of Cultural Heritage and Indigenous Affairs at A Demand for Action, who exclusively told IBTimes UK that the Mar Gorgis or George (St George or Markourkas) that the monastery has been “wiped out” by IS militants.  The building, located on the Ba’werah neighbourhood on a hill north of Mosul on the other side of the Tigris river, was founded by the Assyrian Church of the East on the 10th century but rebuilt as a seminary by the Chaldean Catholic Church in 1846. FULL REPORT