Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Iraq's Holy Sites Reduced To Rubble

People walk through the rubble of a Shi'ite mosque after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in the Iraqi city of Mosul on July 23.

July 29, 2014
The Islamic State initially exhibited some restraint after entering northwestern Iraq in June, focusing on establishing control and gaining the trust of local Sunnis. But as the self-declared caliphate has grown more comfortable, it has revealed its radical aims by destroying anything that conflicts with its strict interpretation of Islam. More
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