Battle for Mosul: IS ‘blows up’ al-Nuri mosque

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Image copyright Iraqi Joint Operation Command Image caption The Iraqi military provided this image showing the destruction at the mosque compound So-called Islamic State (IS) has blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi forces say. The ancient landmark with its famous leaning minaret was where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a […]