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National Post

Washington Post
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:22:10 -0700

The city has suffered from severe electricity, fuel and water shortages, and the smashing of shrines and statues. But the expulsion of tens of thousands of Christians from the city and the destruction a week ago of a highly prominent religious site ...

Newsweek

Newsweek
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:08:56 -0700

The Islamist militant group ISIS has been destroying Iraq's Shiite mosques and religious shrines as it continues to put pressure on the country and further its extreme agenda. The AFP reported over the weekend that four shrines that commemorated Sunni ...

Fox News

Fox News
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:07:09 -0700

ISIS is leaving a path of destroyed churches, shrines and mosques in its wake as it storms across Syria and Iraq, and has even set its sights on Mecca -- Islam's holiest site. The nihilistic jihadis, led by self-proclaimed descendant of Prophet ...
 
Washington Post (blog)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0700

The militants espouse a radical, puritanical strain of Sunni Islam whereby all shrines or holy sites that honor beings lesser than their God are considered apostate. The Taliban in Afghanistan set the tone when they pulverized the ancient, towering ...

Salt Lake City Weekly

Salt Lake City Weekly
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:45 -0700

She also wrote a book titled Devotees and Their Shrines: A Handbook of Utah Art—published in 1914 by the Deseret News—to serve as a guide to local art and artists in the early 20th century. The Division of Arts & Museums is commemorating the book's ...

Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:45:00 -0700

ISIS defends demolition of Iraqi shrines. People walk through the rubble of the Prophet Younis 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 ...

RT

RT
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 10:22:30 -0700

Photographs from the area posted online under the banner “Demolishing shrines and idols in the state of Nineveh” depicted mosques being turned into piles of rubble – explosives deployed against Shiite buildings - and bulldozers flattening the shrines.
 
History News Network
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:52:30 -0700

Apparently after the fundamentalists destroyed all the Shia mosques in Mosul and the other towns, they have now turned to the Sunni shrines, few days ago they destroyed Imam Yahya al-Qassin (13th Cen.) with its conical dome. The shrines of Nabi Danial ...
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