The jihadists previously pronounced that they deem the artifacts idolatry.
It is Lucifer’s attempt to enshrine himself as God, by counterfeiting the Kingdom of God through a new world order ruled by the Antichrist Habakkuk 1:5 (NIV)"Look at the nations and watch-- and be utterly amazed.
Mark (NIV)And as he taught them, he said, "Is it not written: " 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations' ?
But you have made it 'a den of robbers.' " Galatians 5:1 (NIV) It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.
Another video, released in April, showed IS fighters destroying the 2,000-year-old ruins in the ancient city of Hatra in northern Iraq, 110 kilometers south of Mosul.
In February, the jihadists obliterated ancient artifacts in the Mosul Museum and blew up the Mosul Public Library using homemade bombs.