Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Report: ISIS blew up pillars and people at Palmyra

PALMYRA WATCH: IS said to blow up Palmyra columns to execute 3. Monitor claims jihadist group tied prisoners to ancient pillars before exploding them at historic Syria site (AFP).

Background on the ancient Aramaic-speaking city of Palmyra and on the assault of ISIS on the past and its caretakers is here and links.