Palmyra Conflict News
Defense Secretary Announces Increased American Troop Presence in Syria
Ash Carter confirms 200 additional U.S. forces will head to Syria in support of the coalition against ISIS.
Debate Fact-Check: Reviewing What Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Said During the Debate
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off tonight in the second presidential debate tonight and made charges about each other's records while defending their own characters and careers. The debate was a high-stakes evening for the Trump campaign, which was in turmoil following the release on
UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson Grilled About His Anti-Hillary Clinton and Obama Comments
“ Brexit ” campaigner Boris Johnson squirmed awkwardly today during a joint news conference in London with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry . The newly appointed British foreign secretary blushed and bowed his ahead after reporters, most of them American, repeatedly asked him whether he plans to
Russia Stages Classical Concert in Recaptured Palmyra Amphitheater
An orchestra from one of Russia’s most famous theaters today played a concert in a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra to triumph its recapture by Syrian government forces. Syrian troops retook Palmyra from ISIS militants in late-March under the cover of Russian airstrikes and
Historic Syrian 'Arch of Triumph' Destroyed by ISIS , Recreated in London
A 2,000-year-old arch, destroyed by ISIS in Syria, has been recreated in London's Trafalgar Square. The "Arch of Triumph," located in the historic town of Palmyra , was destroyed by ISIS in October, after militants captured the city last spring. Syria's director of antiquities, Maamoun Abdulkarimm,
Syrian Monument Recreated in London
A scale model of Palmyra's Arch of Triumph, made from Egyptian marble, was erected using 3-D technology.
Russia Is Maintaining Most of Its Military Aircraft and Equipment in Syria , US Officials Say
Taken at face value, most of Russia’s troops and aircraft were supposed to be out of Syria by now, but that’s not the case, as Russia has kept more than two dozen of its military aircraft in Syria and continues to send military equipment to that country, U.S. officials said today. The moves raise
Cameras Capture Extent of Destruction in Ancient Syrian Town of Palmyra
After 10 months of terror at the hands of ISIS , Syrian troops have recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra . Cameras document the destruction of priceless relics and statues in the town's museum. "I'm devastated," Dr. Amr Al-Azm, a former director of scientific and conservation laboratories at the
Palmyra : After ISIS
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