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ISIS destroys Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, satellite photos confirm | Fox News

ISIS destroys Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, satellite photos confirm | Fox News

Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press confirm what church leaders and Middle East preservationists had feared: The oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been reduced to a field of rubble, yet another victim of the ISIS terror group’s relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers heretical.

St. Elijah’s Monastery stood as a place of worship for 1,400 years, including most recently for U.S. troops.

Source: ISIS destroys Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, satellite photos confirm | Fox News