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Chechen religious leaders re-open landmark mosque in Syria

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Chechen religious leaders re-open landmark mosque in Syria

Associated Press - By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — Religious leaders of Russia's republic of Chechnya have inaugurated a re-opened landmark mosque in Syria's Homs, once the symbol of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad. In 2013, Syrian government forces captured the Khalid Ibn al-Walid mosque, which sustained heavy damage in …

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