Eighth-graders on DC class trip snub House Speaker Paul Ryan - WPXI Pittsburgh

When 200 eighth-grade students from New Jersey's South Orange Middle School took a class trip to Washington, D.C., last week and were offered a chance to be in a picture with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, about half of them said no. ABC7 New York ...

'Destroying Palmyra is cultural cleansing of Syrian people' – UNESCO - RT

Palmyra has symbolic importance in terms of cultural diversity and Syrian history, and that gave ISIS motivation to destroy more and more sites in the ancient city, said Nada Al Hassan, the chief of the Arab States Unit at UNESCO. TrendsSyria unrest.

US to Benefit From Daesh Recapture of Palmyra 'by Spoiling Russia's Image' - Sputnik International

Daesh terrorists have destroyed the world-famous Tetrapylon and parts of the Roman Theater in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. President Assad has blamed the US for supervising the recapture of the historic site. Russian political and defense ...

Alarmed at destruction in Palmyra, Security Council reiterates need to stamp out hatred espoused by ISIL - UN News Centre

20 January 2017 – Amid the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria, including that of the famed tetrapylon and parts of the Roman theatre in Palmyra by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh), the United Nations Security Council has ...

Islamic State destroys more world heritage sites - The New Daily

There are reports Islamic State militants have destroyed the four columns at the top left of this photo. The New Daily @TheNewDailyAU. Share. Tweet Share Reddit Pin EmailComment. Islamic State militants have destroyed parts of the second-century Roman ...

Reports: ISIS destroys facade of Roman theater in Syrian city of Palmyra - CNN

(CNN) ISIS fighters have destroyed part of the historic Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra. The amphitheater in the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, Syria, before it was captured by ISIS. Syrian authorities say recent satellite images ...

Islamic State Destroys Amphitheater, Tetrapylon in Syria's Palmyra - Breitbart News

The Islamic State is back in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, and they have resumed their appalling acts of vandalism against its historic treasures, destroying part of a Roman amphitheater and almost completely destroying the Tetrapylon, a ...

Palmyra's archaeological heritage under ISIS attack - ARA News

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra's famed tetrapylon and the facade of the ancient Syrian city's Roman theatre. Condemning the destruction at Palmyra, the UNESCO ...

Isis wreaks fresh destruction on Palmyra's ancient treasures - The Times (subscription)

Isis has destroyed more ancient sites in the Syrian city of Palmyra, including its tetrapylon — an act that the UN has said could constitute a war crime. Across the border, Iraqi forces have recaptured the tomb of the prophet Jonah in Mosul, revealing ...

IS wreaks havoc again in Syria's Palmyra - The Hindu

The Islamic State group has demolished more treasured monuments in Syria's ancient Palmyra, a month after recapturing it from government forces, the country's antiquities chief said on Friday. The news is a fresh blow for the UNESCO World Heritage site ...

Lavrov: “Barbarians are barbarians” when describing ISIS destruction of Palmyra - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov described ISIS are “barbarians” when hearing the news that the terrorist group has been destroying parts of the Roman Theater in the ancient city of Palmyra. “I have seen reports the Roman Theater is blasted, I ...

Palmyra: Islamic State militants destroy Tetrapylon, Roman Theatre facade in ancient city, antiquities chief says - ABC Online

Islamic State militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Tetrapylon, and the facade of its Roman Theatre, Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim says.

ISIS Bombings: Ancient Cultural Sites And Art The Terrorist Group Has Destroyed In Syria - International Business Times

RTSWEGA A view shows the Tetrapylon, one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria, April 1, 2016. Photo: REUTERS. ISIS has destroyed Roman cultural sites in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, the country ...

UN says IS Palmyra destruction a new 'war crime' - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

THE UN yesterday led condemnation of attacks by Islamic State jihadists on two sites in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, calling the destruction a “war crime” and “cultural cleansing.” In a statement, Irina Bokova, director general of the Paris-based ...

Palmyra: ISIS Destroys Ancient Structures in Syrian City - Newsmax

Historic structures in Palmyra, Syria, were destroyed by ISIS militants, who demolished an ancient monument and part of a second-century Roman amphitheater there. It appeared ISIS, also known as ISIL or the Islamic State, intentionally destroyed a ...

UNESCO Director-General condemns destruction of the Tetrapylon and severe damage to the Theatre in Palmyra, a ... - UNESCO.org (press release)

UNESCO received several reports and satellite imagery released today by UNITAR-UNOSAT confirming the destruction of Palmyra's tetrapylon and parts of the theatre's proscenium. “This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian ...

Russian expert: ISIS demolishes what is easiest to destroy in Palmyra - Russia Beyond the Headlines

On Jan. 20, Syrian state television reported that militants from the Islamic State terrorist group had destroyed the facade of the Roman Theater and the Tetrapylon architecture complex in Palmyra. The news report did not specify the extent to which the ...

ISIS Destroys More Ancient Monuments in Palmyra - Travel+Leisure

Militants from the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, destroyed parts of two ancient monuments at the cultural heritage site of Palmyra, Syria, local antiquities authorities confirmed. ISIS reportedly used explosives to damage a Roman ...

IS destruction of ancient city 'a war crime' - China Post

PARIS -- The destruction by Islamic State (IS) jihadists of two key cultural sites in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra is a "war crime," UNESCO said Friday. "This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for humanity ...

Shocking satellite images show how ISIS thugs have destroyed Palmyra's 1800-year-old Roman amphitheatre after ... - The Sun

SATELLITE savages have laid bare the barbaric destruction of one of the world's most famous monuments in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The jihadis destroyed countless priceless artefacts and executed the director of the museum. The satellite ...