Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque ‘shows IS defeated’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is “an official declaration of defeat” by so-called Islamic State (IS). Iraqi forces say IS blew up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning minaret as jihadists battled to…

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