“It is the duty of mujahideen today to expand operations targeting economic assets of the infidel regimes."
The destruction took place sometime between Dec. 26 and Jan. 10.
If Moscow doesn't end the war now, it risks mission creep and bloodshed that is even worse than in Aleppo.
A Syrian official says the army is trying to recapture Palmyra after the militant group gained control.
Someday there won't be anymore need for airports or air travel at all so at least one venue employed by terrorists will be
That we need to do more and better is clear. Nobody, including UNESCO, has any lessons to give. All that counts is the desire to work with everyone, focusing on the heritage, refusing to let it be exploited.
Apart from the obvious truth that an authoritarian like MEP Brok would not know freedom of speech if he tripped on it, I
The Assad regime is not just destroying cultural heritage. Like Daesh, the Al-Nusrah Front and others, it is reportedly involved in the trafficking and/or looting of antiquities from Syria. So while Daesh may be the most notorious actor in destroying and looting antiquities, it is not alone.
The historic city fell under the militants' control last year.
While the self-proclaimed Islamic State has lost a significant amount of its territory and leadership, including its second-in-command, Brussels shows that it will become even more aggressive in its foreign operations as it loses ground, with some stating the attack is an indication of panic in the group. Here are seven suggestions that may help resolve the civil war in Syria, end the refugee crisis and alleviate the terrorist threat posed by ISIS to Europe and the rest of the world.
"The joy I feel is indescribable," Syria's antiquities director said.
The reality is that sometimes the trigger does need to be pulled. And pulled fast, too. With ISIS, Obama has been consistently late and light.
Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, also known as Haji Iman and Abu Alaa al-Afri, was a veteran jihadist with a bounty of $7 million on his head.