Category : WORLD

WORLD / World news - 21 hours ago

IS 'blows up' al Nouri mosque in Mosul

IS fighters have blown up al Nouri mosque in Mosul, where the group's leader declared the caliphate, the Iraqi military has said. The Ministry of Defence said the group destroyed the mosque and iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosiv...

WORLD / World news - 21 hours ago

IS 'blows up' iconic caliphate mosque

IS fighters have blown up al Nuri mosque in Mosul, where the group's leader declared the caliphate, the Iraqi military has said. The Ministry of Defence said fighters had detonated explosives inside the structures, destroying the mosque and its icon...

WORLD / World news - 22 hours ago

Deadly Portugal wildfire 'had criminal origins'

A fierce wildfire that killed 64 people in Portugal over the weekend has been brought under control, officials have confirmed. Police say a rare mix of low humidity, powerful winds and extremely high temperatures fanned the flames. The fire, which e...