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

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

WPXI PittsburghEighth-graders on DC class trip snub House Speaker Paul RyanWPXI PittsburghWhen 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 ...and more »

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

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

RT'Destroying Palmyra is cultural cleansing of Syrian people' – UNESCORTPalmyra 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.and more »

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

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

Sputnik InternationalUS to Benefit From Daesh Recapture of Palmyra 'by Spoiling Russia's Image'Sputnik InternationalDaesh 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 ...and more »

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

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

UN News CentreAlarmed at destruction in Palmyra, Security Council reiterates need to stamp out hatred espoused by ISILUN News Centre20 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 ...and more »

Islamic State destroys more world heritage sites - The New Daily;

Islamic State destroys more world heritage sites - The New Daily

The New DailyIslamic State destroys more world heritage sitesThe New DailyThere 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 ...and more »

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

Reports: ISIS destroys facade of Roman theater in Syrian city of PalmyraCNN(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 ...and more »

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

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

Breitbart NewsIslamic State Destroys Amphitheater, Tetrapylon in Syria's PalmyraBreitbart NewsThe 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 ...and more »

Palmyra's archaeological heritage under ISIS attack - ARA News

Palmyra's archaeological heritage under ISIS attackARA NewsThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times (subscription)Isis wreaks fresh destruction on Palmyra's ancient treasuresThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The HinduIS wreaks havoc again in Syria's PalmyraThe HinduThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)Lavrov: “Barbarians are barbarians” when describing ISIS destruction of PalmyraAMN 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 ...and more »

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

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

ABC OnlinePalmyra: Islamic State militants destroy Tetrapylon, Roman Theatre facade in ancient city, antiquities chief saysABC OnlineIslamic 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.and more »

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

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

International Business TimesISIS Bombings: Ancient Cultural Sites And Art The Terrorist Group Has Destroyed In SyriaInternational Business TimesRTSWEGA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Shanghai Daily (subscription)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 ...and more »

Palmyra: ISIS Destroys Ancient Structures in Syrian City - Newsmax;

Palmyra: ISIS Destroys Ancient Structures in Syrian City - Newsmax

NewsmaxPalmyra: ISIS Destroys Ancient Structures in Syrian CityNewsmaxHistoric 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 ...and more »

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

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

UNESCO.org (press release)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 ...and more »

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

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

Russia Beyond the HeadlinesRussian expert: ISIS demolishes what is easiest to destroy in PalmyraRussia Beyond the HeadlinesOn 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 ...and more »

ISIS Destroys More Ancient Monuments in Palmyra - Travel+Leisure;

ISIS Destroys More Ancient Monuments in Palmyra - Travel+Leisure

Travel+LeisureISIS Destroys More Ancient Monuments in PalmyraTravel+LeisureMilitants 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 ...and more »

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

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

China PostIS destruction of ancient city 'a war crime'China PostPARIS -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

The SunShocking satellite images show how ISIS thugs have destroyed Palmyra's 1800-year-old Roman amphitheatre after ...The SunSATELLITE 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 ...and more »