Gen. 10:22 mentions the Assyrians as ancient tribesmen. The Bible also mentions the battle between the Assyrians and Babylon.
Assyria attack and Elam attack Babylonia ending the Kasssite rile. This helps build the Assyrian government.
Tiglath-Plieser III developes a better Assyrian government and appoints officials to govern the people. He also merges with Babylon. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTsXSSYsQPOW1d5NmbAFKSjr4bWxDQQg9UVgm1DgNWCgUt-6HgTpA
The battle of Qarqar was lead by the King of Assyria Shalmaneser the III. This battle was indecisive and countries allied and conquered Syria in the midst of it all.
Tiglath-Pileser III was a great and violent Assyrian king. He helped grow Assyria out of its boundaries and the military became well-trained and feared under his reign. He died of old age and passed the crown to his son Shalmaneser V.
The Northern Kingdom of Israel was conquered by the Neo-Assyrian monarchs. Tiglath-Pileser III and Shalmaneser V. the later Assyrian rulers Sargon II and his son successor, Sennacherib, were responsible for finishing the 20 year demise of Israel. The reason Assyria attacks was because of their betrayal by diaspora.