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The skeletal remains of a mosque stand amid overgrown shrubs. Authorities say 25 mosques were destroyed in the district most affected by the five months of fighting between government forces and ISIS militants in Marawi. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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The Philippines' Marawi City Remains Wrecked Nearly 2 Years After ISIS War

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Filipinos pose for souvenir shots at the "Christmas House" owned by businessman Alexander Cruz in suburban Cainta, Rizal province, Philippines, on Dec. 12, 2017. The whole house, decorated with hundreds of thousands of LED lights, has attracted local and foreign tourists. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Love The Holidays? The Philippines Celebrates 4 Months Of Christmas Mania

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