Palmyra

This photo released Sunday shows destroyed statues at the damaged Palmyra Museum, in Palmyra city, central Syria.  (SANA via AP)

Retaking Syria’s Palmyra reveals more shattered antiquities

DAMASCUS, Syria — The recapture of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra from…

 

In this picture posted on a social media account affiliated with the Islamic State group on June 14, 2015, IS militants stone a man accused of violating the extremists' ban on homosexuality after they threw him from a roof in the city of Homs, Syria.  (militant photo via AP)

For gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death

REYHANLI, Turkey — Before a crowd of men on a street in…

 

This undated photo released Aug. 25 on a social media site used by Islamic State militants, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows smoke from the detonation of the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra. (Islamic State social media account via AP)

Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria’s Palmyra

BEIRUT — Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple,…

 

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.  (SANA via AP, File)

Activists: Islamic State destroys temple at Syria’s Palmyra

BEIRUT — Islamic State militants have destroyed a temple at Syria's ancient…

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.  (SANA via AP, File)