28 March 2016

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Palmyra Recaptured: UNESCO World Heritage Site Back Under Government Control

Palmyra the Syrian UNESCO World Heritage Site has been retaken by Syrian government troops with the help of Russian air strikes. The forces have driven out the Islamic State (IS) militants that had taken the ancient city and used it for propaganda purposes by strategically and publicly destroying a number of ancient monuments.  The Syrian Government Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums […]