Minaret of Ancient Aleppo Mosque Destroyed

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The historic Umayyad mosque in Aleppo without its minaret

The minaret of Aleppo’s ancient Umayyad mosque has been destroyed, Syrian state media and activists say, with the regime and the opposition blaming each other. The mosque, in Aleppo’s UNESCO-listed Old City, has been the centre of fighting for months and had already suffered extensive damage.

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