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By Michael D. Regan
Syrian refugee Mohamad Khalf, 25, photographs life in Zaatari while teaching photography workshops to other refugees.
By Corinne Segal
The spread of the Islamic State militants and other extremist groups across the Middle East and North Africa forced international archaeologists to abandon dozens of beloved historical sites like Mosul and Palmyra. But as ISIS begins to lose momentum and…
By PBS NewsHour
A mass grave was found in Palmyra after Syrian forces regained control of the ancient Roman city from the Islamic State last week. Women and children were among the victims reportedly killed by members of the self-proclaimed caliphate in a…
The Syrian Army has reclaimed Palmyra from the Islamic State group, dealing a major setback to the militants. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the state of the ancient city, home to a sprawling set of Roman ruins…
Syrian government forces retook Palmyra on Sunday, driving out hundreds of Islamic State fighters who had seized the ancient city last year and destroyed temples dating back to the Roman empire.
In our news wrap Friday, a suicide bomber struck a soccer stadium south of Baghdad, killing 29 people and injuring dozens more. Also, heavy fighting raged in Palmyra as Syrian government forces, supported by Russian airstrikes, fought to recapture the…
Palmyra, Syria, was invaded by the Islamic State last year. But the ancient city was still standing in the winter of 2014 when Mahmoud Hariri began recreating it in clay and wood.
Satellite images released by the U.N. confirmed the destruction of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra by Islamic State forces, part of a pattern of targeting ancient sites in Syria and Iraq. Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Danti of Boston…
Archaeologist Khaled al-Assad was an iconic figure associated with the study of the ancient cultural site of Palmyra in Syria. In the wake of Assad’s murder at the hands of the Islamic State, Amr Al Azm of Shawnee State University…
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