Palmyra

Russian, Syrian troops free almost 20 ISIS captives

Syrian troops supported by Russian military officers have freed 19 ISIS hostages, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "On November 8, 2018, Syrian forces carried out a carefully planned special operation under the guidance of …

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Militants attacked Syrian troops in Palmyra region

The clash of the government forces with the militants took place on Saturday morning in the south-east of Palmyra, the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria reported. "Today, at five o'clock in the …

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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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