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IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

ISIS media arm Amaq claimed a US airstrike was responsible for the destruction. A video on social media shows what it says is the explosion. The militants said the structure contradicted their fundamentalist interpretation of Islam, but Mosul residents converged on the area and formed a human chain to protect it.



Indomitable Lions seek Australia's scalp in Russian Federation

Live streaming is available through Fox Sports Go , which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the Fox Sports app. The 2017 International Confederations Cup match between Germany and Chile kicks off at 20:00 (CET) on Thursday June 22, 2017. "But ultimately it will still come back down to [us]".



Turkey asks US envoy to oppose arrest warrants

The Turkish leader said Thursday that he will launch a "political" and "legal" fight over the arrest warrants, according to a report by CNN Turk. All indications, however, are that the protesters did not resort to violence until Erdogan's team went over and started beating them up.



Democrats also lost a special election in South Carolina Tuesday

Last night Republicans won two special House elections in Georgia and in SC. The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year. "They didn't stand on the right side of history", Congressional District 6 resident Byanti Joseph told Rewire after Ossoff's concession speech .


Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

The latest casualties bring the number of Philippine troops killed in the fighting to 58. "I am no American puppet ", Duterte said in September 2016. "The Philippines is open to assistance from other countries if they offer it", according to the statement, cited by Reuters . "In celebration of Philippine independence today, the PBA recognizes the heroism of our patriots, past and present, in preserving our freedom, democracy, and pursuit of self-reliance", the league said in a ...


Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

US State Secretary Rex Tillerson has said Washington hopes that Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies will soon present Qatar a list of " reasonable and actionable" demands to move the diplomatic crisis toward a resolution. "The nation of Qatar unfortunately has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump told a press pool at the White House on June 9.