The Islamic State destroys Islamic religious sites

Since 2014 ISIL has been deliberately destroying cultural sites in Iraq, Syria and Libya

Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Mosul)

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri was 845 years old historic mosque in Mosul, Iraq destructed by ISIL OON 21 June 2017. (Pinterest)

Tombs of Mohammed bin Ali and Nizar Abu Bahaaeddine, Palmyra

In 2015, it was announced that ISIL had blown up the ancient tombs of Mohammed bin Ali and Nizar Abu Bahaaeddine, Palmyra. (Pinterest)

Sufi shrines near Tripoli, Libya

Sufi shrines near Tripoli, Libya was built in 15th century and was destroyed by ISIS militants in the year 2015. (Facebook)

Shrine of Imam Awn al-Din in Mosul

Shrine of Imam Awn al-Din in Mosul, built on 1248 was destroyed by ISIL in the year 2014. (Facebook)

The tomb and mosque of the prophet of Jonah

The iconic tomb of the prophet of Jonah was built in 8th century BC. This mosque was destroyed by ISIS in 2014. It was built over the reputed burial site of the biblical prophet revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims - who know him as Nabi Yunis. (Facebook)

Central Library of Mosul

The central library of Mosul was burnt by ISIS which was established in 1921, lost all of its collection of manuscripts from the eighteenth century, Syrian books that were printed in Iraq's first printing house in the nineteenth century, books from the ottoman era, Iraqi newspapers from the early twentieth century, and some old antiques like astrolabes and sand glasses that were used by ancient Arabs. (Facebook)

the tombs of prophet Daniel, Mosul

In 2014, ISIL destroyed one of the tombs of prophet Daniel (located in Mosul) by implanted explosives. (Others)