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Monday, July 28, 2014

In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their extremist vision

The leaning al-Hadba minaret: The fear, anger and sadness was palpable across Mosul on Saturday as militants who had taken over and purged some of Mosul's most cherished landmarks were eyeing their next target: al-Hadba minaret, an 842-year old tower that leans, like Italy's Tower of Pisa.