Palmyra

Russian cruise missiles hit ISIS near Palmyra (VIDEO)

The Admiral Essen frigate and the Krasnodar submarine have fired four Kalibr missiles at the facilities of the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia) located near the city of Palmyra, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The Admiral …

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Russia worried over Israel's strikes in Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow Gary Koren to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

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Syrian forces re-enter historic part of Palmyra

Syrian government forces battling the Daesh group re-entered Palmyra on Thursday in their quest to again take the historic town they had lost to the militants in December, Associated Press reported citing state media. The SANA news …

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ISIS carrying explosives to Palmyra

ISIS militants plan to deliver explosives to Syria’s Palmyra in order to inflict maximum damage on architectural landmarks before leaving the city, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "While the Syrian troops have been …

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ISIS destroy Palmyra's Roman amphitheatre

ISIS have destroyed part of the Roman amphitheatre in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syrian officials have confirmed. Syria’s antiquities chief, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said ISIS had demolished the Tetrapylon and …

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Daesh plans to blow up Palmyra’s historical sites

Daesh is bringing large amounts of explosives to Palmyra, apparently with the aim to wipe out historical monuments in that city, Head of the Main Operations Department of Russia’s General Staff Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy …

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Putin reveals real cause of Palmyra events

The situation in Palmyra is a result of discordant actions of the US-led coalition, Syrian authorities and Russia, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said.  "Everything that happens in Palmyra is the result …

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Assad explains why ISIS attacked Palmyra

ISIS terrorist group has attacked Palmyra in response to a successful advance of the Syrian government army in Aleppo, the Syrian President Bashar Assad said. "Because ISIS, if you look at the timing of their …

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