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Smoke rises from Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul - Reuters
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ISIS blows up Mosul mosque

ISIS jihadists blow up Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, where their leader announced a “caliphate” in 2014. By Elad Benari – arutz Sheva Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, Iraqi military officials said. In 2014, the jihadist group’s leader chose the mosque […]

Hezbollah: We’ve captured an Israeli spy
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Hezbollah: We’ve captured an Israeli spy

Lebanon says they’ve captured Iraqi citizen working as Israeli spy. By Arutz Sheva Staff Lebanese security forces arrested an Iraqi citizen on suspicion of cooperation with Israel and gathering information for Israel in Iraq and Lebanon, the country’s Al-Mayadeen News reported. According to Israel’s Channel 2, the captive admitted to […]

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery
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Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

Satellite photos on Wednesday confirmed the reports of activists from last August, revealing that Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have demolished the nearly 1,500-year-old St. Elijah’s Monastery near Mosul to rubble.   Associated Press asked satellite imagery firm DigitalGlobe this month to photograph St. Elijah’s, the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq, […]

ISIS mass grave of Yazidi women found
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ISIS mass grave of Yazidi women found

A mass grave believed to hold the remains of dozens of Yazidi women executed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group was found Saturday in northern Iraq, officials said.   The grave, which has not yet been excavated, is located on the edge of the town of Sinjar, which was captured […]