ISIS Destroys Iconic 840-year-old Mosul Mosque Where al-Baghdadi Declared 'Caliphate'

Islamic State blames destruction on American airstrike; Iraqi prime minister says it is militants' admission of defeat in the city

The Associated Press
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A general view shows the leaning minaret of the al-Nouri Mosque in the Old City of Mosul during the ongoing offensive to retake the area from ISIS, May 24, 2017.
A general view shows the leaning minaret of the al-Nouri Mosque in the Old City of Mosul during the ongoing offensive to retake the area from ISIS, May 24, 2017.Credit: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP

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