A documentary tourist trip to the historic city of Palmyra – video; Ruaa Al-Jazaeeri; SANA

The Syrian Society for Exploration and Documentation, “I am the Syrian”, organized a documentary tourist trip to the historic city of Palmyra with the participation of about 180 volunteers to record observations about the affected archaeological areas and the requirements for improving the service reality to be accomplished in cooperation with the bodies concerned.

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Palmyra attracts more foreign tourist delegations after liberating it from terrorism; Ruaa al-Jazaeri; SANA

Palmyra, bride of the desert, today is attracting more foreign tourists who come to see the archeological city which enjoys a prestigious position in the humanitarian and cultural history and to get acquainted with what it has went through of systematic destruction at the hands of Daesh (ISIS) terrorists.

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Palmyra: has this ancient city suffered a fatal blow, or will it rise again?; Chris Ray; SMH

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Meet the people risking their lives for a piece of world heritage in #Palmyra; Jess McHugh; Travel And Leisure

Meet the historians, archeologists and Syrian civilians risking their lives for a piece of world heritage.

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The Ruins Of Palmyra Have Been Memorialized Online, But Is That Enough?; Jake Romm; Forward

The Getty Institute of Research recently opened an online exhibition dedicated to the ruins of Palmyra, but is this enough to preserve its memory?

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Photos of a wrenching moment in history; Deb Hopewell; BBC

Photographer Joseph Eid captures photos of Palmyra – one of the world’s most intact ancient ruins – before and after IS occupation. The juxtaposition is wrenching.

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These Rare Pictures Capture The Former Beauty Of ISIS’s Latest Target; Anup Kaphle; Buzzfeed

The ancient Roman city of Palmyra, whose ruins are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, risks destruction at the hands of ISIS after the group captured it earlier this year.

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Syria, Paradise Lost: Part I; Norbert Schiller; Mint Press News

Remembering visits to Syria’s lesser-known sites from antiquity, now threatened by conflict., Aleppo, Assad, Daraa, Hafez al-Assad, Syria, UNESCO, World Heritage Sites,…

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