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In Iraq, Islamic State jihadists destroy
ancient mosques, shrines

The Times of India, by Staff

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Posted By:happywarrior, 7/6/2014 12:32:32 PM

BAGHDAD: The jihadists who overran Mosul last month have demolished ancient shrines and mosques in and around the historic northern Iraqi city, residents and social media posts said on Saturday. At least four shrines to Sunni Arab or sufi figures have been demolished, while six Shia mosques, or husseiniyahs, have also been destroyed, across militant-held parts of northern Nineveh province, of which Mosul is the capital. Pictures posted on the internet by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group showed the Sunni and sufi shrines were demolished by bulldozers, while the Shia mosques and shrines were all destroyed by explosives. The

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 7/6/2014 12:40:41 PM     (No. 9912864)

Sounds like the gingham dog and the calico cat. I´ll be the old Dutch clock enjoying the show.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 7/6/2014 12:43:07 PM     (No. 9912868)

Good. They´re doing what we should have done in 2003 - and the best part is that they´re doing it to each other.

Remember:

There´s no trouble
From rubble.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/6/2014 12:48:34 PM     (No. 9912875)

..Coming home to roost?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snakeoil, 7/6/2014 12:50:17 PM     (No. 9912876)

Darn. If they knock a Koran off a night stand ØDumbø might spring into action and draw a red line in the sand. And then play golf. Russia has a president. We have Toronto´s mayor in the White House.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 7/6/2014 12:56:01 PM     (No. 9912884)

It´s what these people do. See Mali and the shrines in Timbuktu. In this country we use black flag to kill roaches, there they use it to tell you where the roaches are.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4justice, 7/6/2014 2:01:07 PM     (No. 9912940)

As someone who loves history, I hate the fact that they are destroying ancient sites, even if they are mosques. But as long as they are doing it to themselves, I´ll live with it. Remember when the Muslims took control of Eqypt, they were talking about destroying the Pyramids... that would be tragic.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 7/6/2014 2:02:35 PM     (No. 9912941)

Some good news is better than no good news at all.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 7/6/2014 3:25:59 PM     (No. 9913005)

#6, aside from being tragic, destroying the Pyramids would be pointless and a huge waste of energy and power in a country that has none to spare. Just trucking away the bricks and rubble of the Pyramids would be a task probably beyond their capability. But it does speak to the mindset of senseless distruction that these subhuman savages are capable of.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/6/2014 8:48:33 PM     (No. 9913265)

They are like rabid dogs. Imagine waking up every day of your life with a razor blade up your rear end. They like would like to kill and destroy everything in sight. Imagine what they would do here.

When you read the comments, you knew someone would blame westerners. No more foreign aid. Let them have at each other.

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