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ISIS' dark mission: Destroying all signs of Christianity
These photos culled by the Middle East Media Research Institute, were posted online by ISIS and show the destruction of sacred Christian sites in Nineveh, Iraq.  Chilling images show ISIS men destroying various Christian symbols as part of efforts to eradicate Christianity from Iraq. Many of these religious symbols have been in place for thousands of years.

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The latest photos posted by ISIS show the destruction of Christian sites in Nineveh. (MEMRI)

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The photos show ISIS fighters knocking down crosses that have adorned churches for centuries. (MEMRI)

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ISIS has killed Christians who have refused to convert to Islam, say refugees who have made it out of the nihilistic extremist group's so-called caliphate. (MEMRI)

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An ISIS fighter takes a claw hammer to a priceless relief at a Nineveh church. (MEMRI)

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The sight of the ISIS flag replacing a cross atop a Christian church is sure to send a chill through the Christian community. (MEMRI)

ISIS assault on Christianity

July 27, 2014 - FILE photo of destroyed old Mosque of The Prophet Jirjis in central Mosul, Iraq. ISIS militants destroyed the centuries old Mosque of the Prophet Younis - believed to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah - and the Mosque of the Prophet Jirjis, two revered ancient shrines in Mosul.

ISIS assault on Christianity

August 21, 2014 - A damaged church in Maaloula, a Christian town in Syria, where citizens called on other Christian groups and minorities to stand up to the radicalism sweeping across Syria and Iraq.The town was regained by Syrian Army forces in April, 2014 from Islamic militants.
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ISIS' dark mission: Destroying all signs of Christianity

These photos culled by the Middle East Media Research Institute, were posted online by ISIS and show the destruction of sacred Christian sites in Nineveh, Iraq.  Chilling images show ISIS men destroying various Christian symbols as part of efforts to eradicate Christianity from Iraq. Many of these religious symbols have been in place for thousands of years.

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