Palmyra

Mass grave of 65 bodies uncovered in Syria’s Palmyra, monitor says

A mass grave containing at least 65 bodies killed by the Islamic State extremist militia in the ancient city of Palmyra has been discovered by Syrian government forces, a monitoring group reported...

Syrian government forces retake town near Palmyra from Islamic State

Syrian government forces, backed by Russian warplanes, on Sunday recaptured a strategic town near the historic city of Palmyra from the Islamic State terrorist militia, Syrian army and activists...

Russia to help Syria rebuild ancient city of Palmyra, retaken from IS

Russia reaffirmed on Monday that it will help rebuild ancient sites in the Syrian city of Palmyra, recaptured by Syrian state forces last week from the terrorist group Islamic State.

Syrian antiquities chief: Palmyra's temples will rise again

The official in charge of Syria’s ancient monuments Sunday vowed that the famed temples of Palmyra, destroyed by the Islamic State extremist group, would be rebuilt now that the ancient city is...

Syrian regime recaptures ancient desert city of Palmyra

The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State extremist organization Sunday, in one of its most significant advances since Russia...

Syrian forces gain ground in Palmyra despite militant counter-attack

Syrian government forces on Saturday reversed a counter-attack by Islamic State in the central city of Palmyra and recaptured districts in the ancient city from the terrorist militia, Syria's...

Syrian regime forces advance inside Islamic State-held Palmyra

Syrian government forces, backed by Russian airpower, Friday made further advances into the Islamic State-controlled city of Palmyra, a day after entering the ancient city, Syrian state media and...