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# palmyra - Friday 17 March, 2017

Tensions flare as Syrian forces fire at Israeli jets

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

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

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

The group blew up the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra.

# palmyra - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up

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 Palmyra This post contains videos

Islamic State releases photos of how it blew up historic temple

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

He had been retired for 13 years.

# palmyra - Thursday 28 May, 2015

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

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

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