Side-by-side photos of a cathedral before and after its destruction

(Left): The Great Omari Mosque, originally constructed in the 7th century and shown here in November 2022, is Gaza’s oldest mosque. © 2022 Dan Palraz/Wikimedia Commons. (Right): Israeli forces heavily damaged the Great Omari Mosque in Gaza through their use of explosive weapons in December 2023, leaving the courtyard full of rubble surrounded by crumbling walls.

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