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Tensions flare as Syrian forces fire at Israeli jets
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Tensions flare as Syrian forces fire at Israeli jets

Mar 17th 2017, 10:31 AM 14,503 Views 69 Comments

In an unusual move, the Israeli army confirmed the raid took place.

Islamic State has retaken the ancient city of Palmyra
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Islamic State has retaken the ancient city of Palmyra

Dec 11th 2016, 12:21 PM 11,342 Views 22 Comments

It has used Palmyra’s ancient amphitheatre as a venue for public executions.

Mass grave found among ancient ruins taken from Islamic State
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Mass grave found among ancient ruins taken from Islamic State

Apr 2nd 2016, 1:20 PM 24,004 Views 77 Comments

“They were executed either by beheading or by shooting,” the source said.

The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years
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The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years

Mar 28th 2016, 12:12 PM 15,775 Views 47 Comments

“We could have completely lost Palmyra… The joy I feel is indescribable.”

Islamic State has been forced out of Palmyra in a 'major symbolic victory' for Syrian forces
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Islamic State has been forced out of Palmyra in a 'major symbolic victory' for Syrian forces

Mar 27th 2016, 7:51 AM 12,330 Views 27 Comments

The so-called caliphate took over the world heritage site and city in May 2015.

Islamic State's second-in-command killed by US forces, Pentagon says
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Islamic State's second-in-command killed by US forces, Pentagon says

Mar 25th 2016, 4:05 PM 18,493 Views 39 Comments

The killing is believed to be the second of a top IS commander in recent weeks.

Here are the ancient buildings that have been destroyed by Isis this year
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Here are the ancient buildings that have been destroyed by Isis this year

Dec 28th 2015, 6:00 AM 17,029 Views 33 Comments

This year the group has destroyed much of the Palmyra, a World Heritage Site in Syria.

Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up
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Islamic State ties three men to historic monuments, then blows them up

Oct 27th 2015, 7:43 AM 19,481 Views 76 Comments

IS has yet to inform local residents who the executed individuals were or why they had been killed.

The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark
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The Islamic State has blown up another ancient landmark

Oct 5th 2015, 10:56 AM 13,719 Views 53 Comments

The group blew up the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra.

UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up
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UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up

Sep 1st 2015, 7:56 AM 23,126 Views 65 Comments

The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city in central Syria.

Islamic State releases photos of how it blew up historic temple
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Islamic State releases photos of how it blew up historic temple

Aug 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 28,909 Views 79 Comments

Palmyra’s was destroyed by the group at the weekend.

ISIS has beheaded the 82-year-old retired director of this UNESCO heritage site
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ISIS has beheaded the 82-year-old retired director of this UNESCO heritage site

Aug 19th 2015, 9:48 AM 24,541 Views 148 Comments

He had been retired for 13 years.

Islamic State is using a Roman amphitheatre as a stage for executions
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Islamic State is using a Roman amphitheatre as a stage for executions

May 28th 2015, 8:31 PM 20,505 Views 78 Comments

20 men they accused of fighting for the regime were killed.

"We have to act": World appalled as Isis seizes full control of important heritage site
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"We have to act": World appalled as Isis seizes full control of important heritage site

May 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 39,658 Views 129 Comments

Before Syria’s conflict began in March 2011 – more than 150,000 tourists visited Palmyra every year.