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#Palmyra

# palmyra - Friday 17 March, 2017

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

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.

# palmyra - Sunday 11 December, 2016

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

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.

# palmyra - Saturday 2 April, 2016

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

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.

# palmyra - Monday 28 March, 2016

The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years
# Destroyed By ISIS
# Destroyed By ISIS

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.”

# palmyra - Sunday 27 March, 2016

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

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.

# palmyra - Friday 25 March, 2016

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

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.

# palmyra - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Monday 5 October, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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.

# palmyra - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Thursday 28 May, 2015

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

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.

# palmyra - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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

"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.