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Islamic State fighters seal off Mosul mosque preparing for last stand

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have closed the streets around Mosul's Grand al-Nuri Mosque, residents said, apparently in preparation for a final showdown in the battle over their last major stronghold in Iraq.
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