In Iraq, ISIS seals off area around symbolic mosque in Mosul 

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Islamic State group militants have blocked the area around a highly symbolic mosque in Mosul’s Old City where the group’s leader made his first and only public appearance in 2014, a resident said Thursday, Fox News reported. The move came as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are pushing to recapture the city’s remaining pockets. The militants have … Read more