Syria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... and government inspectors have pointed to exchanges that never should have been sent via unsecured channels. DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The United Nations says that a satellite image confirms that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the ...

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  2. UN: Satellite image shows main building, columns of Palmyra's Temple of Bel "destroyed"Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... State group, which has imposed a violent interpretation of Islamic law across its self-declared "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq, says such ancient relics promote idolatry. It already has blown up several sites in neighbouring Iraq, and it is ...

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  3. UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    This file photo released on Sunday, May 17, 2015, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the general view of the ancient Roman city of Palmyra, northeast of Damascus, Syria. Islamic State militants have blown up one of the most important temples in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, accelerating their relentless campaign of destruction against the historical treasures that have fallen under their control, activists and monitors said on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

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  4. Before and after satellite photos, taken on August 27 and August 31...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of a second famed temple in Syria's Palmyra, the historic city controlled by Islamic State militants, the United Nations said. "We can confirm destruction of the main building of the Temple of Bel as well as a row of columns in its immediate vicinity," the UN training and research agency UNITAR said late Monday, providing satellite images from before and after a powerful blast in the ruins of the ancient city Sunday.

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  5. Satellite Images Show Temple of Bel DestructionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sky News

    Satellite images have revealed the extent of destruction wrought on the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel by Islamic State. The ancient monument, in the Syrian city of Palmyra, had been well preserved and was considered of the world's most important heritage sites.

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  6. Was or wasn't Palmyra's Temple of Baal damaged by Islamic State?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Beirut: Conflicting reports emerged on Monday about the extent of damage that Islamic State militants have inflicted on the Temple of Baal, one of the most important structures in the ancient city of Palmyra, in Syria. In their second attack on the world-renowned ruins in a week, the militants set off an explosion on Sunday that shook the city, according to local activists and residents as well as a Syrian official.

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  7. Group wins birth control challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... moral rather than religious grounds. The extent of damage from a massive explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra is unclear, but it appears the structure is still standing despite an attempt by the Islamic State group to blow it ...

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  8. Why Islamic State set off explosives at Syria's ancient Bel templeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    The extent of damage at the Roman-era temple in the Palmyra complex from Sunday's explosions remains unclear. Islamic State militants took control of the UN-recognized heritage site in May. A view shows the colonnade in the historical city of Palmyra, Syria, in August 2010.

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  9. Satellite images confirm that Isis have destroyed the ancient Temple of Bel in PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... most of the site remained intact. Close-ups of satellite-acquired images. Top image is the Temple of Bel seen in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra on August 27, 2015 and bottom image is rubble seen at the temple's location on August 31, 2015 In a ...

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  10. Palmyra temple appears intactRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Damascus: A blast rocked the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra on Sunday but the site's famed Temple of Bel appeared to be largely intact, Syria's antiquities chief said. Maamoun Abdulkarim confirmed reports of an explosion at the Unesco World Heritage-listed site, but said Palmyra's most important temple did not appear to have sustained major damage.

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  11. Can the GOP Deal With Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... apart, with ethnic minorities like Kurds, Azeris and Baluch seeking to get out from under Persian rule, as Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan have all broken down to some degree along tribal and sectarian lines. On the other side of the ...

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  12. IS militants damage ancient temple in PalmyraRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion on Sunday, activists said. The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city of Palmyra in central Syria, seized by IS in May. The news of the latest destruction at Palmyra came just days after IS released propaganda images purportedly showing militants blowing up another Palmyra temple, the 2,000-year-old Baalshamin dedicated to the Phoenician god of storms and fertilizing rains.

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  13. Syrian Court Acquits Free-speech CampaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Lucie Morillon, head of research at French watchdog of Reporters Sans Frontieres holds a banner depicting Syrian human rights activist Mazen Darwish during a protest against violence in Syria, in Paris, Oct. 20, 2012. A Syrian court on Monday acquitted a prominent free-speech campaigner who was released from jail three weeks ago after being held for three-and-a-half years awaiting trial under anti-terrorism laws, his wife said.

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  14. The story behind this heartbreaking photoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... to locate him? #BuyPens pic.twitter.com/KOz4mjW1rd The man's name is Abdul Halim and he is a Palestinian refugee from Syria. His daughter's name is Reem. He also has a son named Aboudi. The trio fled Syria at the beginning of the war in 2011. They ...

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  15. 71% of Americans Unhappy about the Direction of AmericaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Accuracy In Media

    Seventy-one percent of American voters say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the nation today, according to a new Quinnipiac University national poll released Monday. This includes 41 percent who are "very dissatisfied," the poll also found.

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  16. About 150 More Hillary Clinton Emails had Classified InfoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Accuracy In Media

    Spencer Irvine Spencer Irvine graduated from Brigham Young University in International Relations and currently works for AIM running operations and social media. The Quinnipiac poll results are quite jarring: How do more than seven in 10 Americans feel about the direction of the country? Not pleased.

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  17. U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyraa s Temple of BelRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Satellite images released by the United Nations appeared to confirm the destruction of the famous Temple of Bel, one of the most important structures in the 2,000-year-old archaeological complex at Palmyra , which is now controlled by the jihadists of the Islamic State. The images released show the main building and altar of the Temple of Bel, before and after this weekend.

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  18. Jihadi militants advance toward besieged Shia towns in SyriaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nerve News

    An array of Jaish al-Fateh jihadi groups advanced toward a besieged Shia town amid relentless shelling. The Jaish al-Fateh, also known as the Conquer Army, captured parts of terrain south of the town of Foa, which has been besieged by the jihadi rebels for months in the countryside of the northwestern province of Idlib, Xinhua quoted pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV as saying on Monday.

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  19. ISIS Sets Off Explosion in "Most Important Temple in Syria"Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ISIS has once again struck a historic temple in Palymra, although the structure is "still standing," according to the BBC . Following last week's devastating destruction of two ancient religious sites in Syria, militants yesterday attempted to blow up the Temple of Bel, a 2,000-year-old building that served as the city's center of religious life.

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  20. Syria names park in capital after N Korea founderRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Syria's embattled government has inaugurated a park in Damascus, which was named after North Korea's founding father Kim Il-Sung. The 9,000-square-metre park lies in the southwestern Damascus district of Kafr Souseh, atop the ruins of recently bulldozed homes.

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