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Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 783 days ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
ISIS Atrocities Continue to Mirror Israel's
World  (tags: Killing, 81-year-old, Khaled, al-Asaad, atrocity, perpetrated, ISIS, Palmyra, prominent, antiquities, scholar )

Sam
- 792 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Islamic State militants beheaded one of Syria's most prominent antiquities scholars in the ancient town of Palmyra, then hung his body from one of the town's Roman columns.
This Must Be Embarrassing for Obama: Another Notorious Prison Levelled, While Guantanamo Is Still Up and Running
World  (tags: Palmyra, jail, prison, Guantanamo, Obama, notorious, abuse, torture, closing )

Sam
- 873 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A notorious prison located in the Syrian city of Palmyra, which was for decades a symbol of government abuses, was demolished Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Islamic State Seizes Syria's Ancient Palmyra
World  (tags: ISIS, IS, Syria, Palmyra, world heritage site )

Evelyn
- 882 days ago - bbc.com
Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have entered the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra after seizing the town next to the ancient ruins. IS now controls the nearby airport, prison and intelligence HQ, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
   

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