Iranian attempts to purchase houses in the old town of Mosul


 Local sources have reported that two years, Iranian investors have started purchasing the destroyed lands and houses in the old town in the Mosul governorate, eastern Nineveh, which is known for its ancient houses, and Al-Nuri Mosque with its 900-year-old humpback minarets. In the field of property and corporate, the lawyer, Mahmoud al-Ahmad, stated that the Mosulis who own homes in the old town rejects to sell the ruins of their houses to outsiders like the Iranians, and they are hoping for government compensation, yet, in vain. Meanwhile, experts at the United Nations have concluded that around 70% of the mines and explosive devices ISIS laid in Mosul are still exist under the ruins, and the amount of the ruins collapsed in Mosul is around 7 million tons, three times the size of the Giza Pyramid, the largest pyramid in Egypt.


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