A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

More Shrines Being Destroyed in Mosul and Nineveh Province

Following last week's destruction of the Tomb of Jonah, ISIS is continuing its destruction of ancient and medieval shrines in Mosul and the surrounding region.the tombs of Prophet Jirjis and of Seth, and the Mashhad al-Imam ‘Awn al-Din appear to be confirmed, while some reports of other sites are not. Conflict Antiquities has details and images; other reports from RFE/RL and elsewhere were collected at Juan Cole's blog.

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