Palmyra Under Threat

Palmyra, Syria @Mary Munnik, 2004

On Sunday Syrian government forces drove Daesh out of the ancient oasis town of Palmyra, home to a UNESCO world heritage site, of which the jihadists. had seized the northern part of the modern town on Saturday. The fighters are still just a kilometre from the archaeological site and its museum housing priceless artefacts.

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