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Iraq – Mosul’s Historic Al-Nuri Mosque Has Been Retaken By Iraq Military

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Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which the Islamic State (IS) group proclaimed its self-styled “caliphate” three years ago, an Iraqi military statement said. Iraqi Lt. Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saadi said special forces entered the compound and took control of the surrounding streets on Thursday afternoon, following a dawn push…