ISIS may have seized air-defense weapons in Palmyra

American general warns that ISIS fighters may have seized air-defense weapons when they recaptured ancient Syrian city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 4:15 AM

ISIS recaptures Palmyra

The Islamic State recaptures the Syrian ancient city of Palmyra, hours after being pushed out by Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2016, 4:43 AM

ISIS re-enters Syria's Palmyra

ISIS jihadists re-enter the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria, for the first time since being expelled nine months ago.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2016, 2:13 AM

Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

Syrian regime forces fight jihadists near Palmyra, which was recently taken back from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 3:12 AM

Russian maestro to hold concert in Palmyra's theatre

World-Russian conductor Valery Gergiev will conduct his orchestra in the ruins of ancient city after its recapture from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 1:46 PM

Islam battled the West twice - and will it do so again?

Are we living through yet another fall of civilization? Giulio Meotti, 4/13/2016, 11:16 AM

Russians comb through ISIS-rigged ancient city

Army sappers work to demine the ancient ruins of Palmyra, after ISIS left plenty of explosive surprises as they fled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2016, 2:18 PM

Islamists shell Aleppo Kurds, killing 18

ISIS launches attacks on government-held areas near Damascus, after setback at Palmyra. Syrian military jet shot down.Gil Ronen, 4/7/2016, 1:13 AM

Syrian troops find mass grave in Palmyra

Days after recapturing Palmyra, Syrian troops find mass grave containing the bodies of 42 people executed by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 4:12 AM

France welcomes Palmyra conquest but raps Damascus for war

France hails recapture of ancient city of Palmyra, stresses that Damascus bears the main blame for the war in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 6:42 AM

State Department welcomes Assad recapture of Palmyra

United States welcomes the victory of Syrian President over ISIS in historic city of Palmyra, despite concern over his brutal record.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 1:14 AM

Is the ancient city of Palmyra lost forever?

Despite recapture of Syria's 'Pearl of the Desert' from ISIS, the damage to priceless artifacts may be irreversible.Marie-Pierre Ferey, 3/28/2016, 5:56 PM

After Palmyra, Syrian regime eyes an ISIS rout

Assad's troops aim to capture more territory after key victory over ISIS, analysts predict jihadists will increase attacks abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2016, 3:19 PM

Syrian regime completes recapture of ancient Palmyra from ISIS

Strategically-located ancient city, known as Syria's 'Pearl of the Desert', now fully in regime hands, as Islamic State pulls back.Maher Al Mounes, 3/27/2016, 9:52 AM

Russia hands Syria its first major defeat of ISIS

Despite pullout, Russian ground and air forces heavily involved in helping regime conquer ancient city of Palmyra from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2016, 8:20 PM

Syrian army recaptures Palmyra from ISIS

Syrian army recaptures ancient city, a year after it was overtaken by the Islamic State group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 10:30 PM

UNESCO chief welcomes operation to recapture Palmyra

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova welcomes Syria's push to recapture heritage city from ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 4:14 AM

Syria regime starts conquering Palmyra from ISIS

Regime forces enter ancient city captured by ISIS, slowed by boobytrap mines amid fierce fighting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2016, 5:16 PM

Syrian regime eyes major victory in ancient Palmyra

Regime readies for assault on ISIS, hoping to recapture Palmyra and effectively cut ISIS territory in Syria from 40% to 30%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 11:38 AM

ISIS claims killing 5 Russian troops near Palmyra

Days after Putin announces pullout, ISIS announces it killed Russians near ancient city. Russian death toll previously had been at 4.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 11:50 AM

After 'pullout,' Russia bombs Syria

Day after Putin orders out 'main part' of forces, Russian airstrikes help Syrian regime advance on ancient Palmyra, held by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 6:24 PM

Russia again carries out airstrikes near ancient Syrian city

Russia's air force says it carried out strikes near the ISIS-held city of Palmyra for the second time this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2015, 4:14 AM

Russian airstrikes hit Syria's Palmyra region

Russia's air force strikes the area around the ancient city of Palmyra, where ISIS has destroyed ancient artifacts.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2015, 2:44 AM

ISIS uses Palmyra historic site to execute three people

ISIS executes three people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra by binding them to three historic columns and blowing them up.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2015, 4:42 AM

UN: Satellite Images Confirm Destruction of Palmyra Temple

UN says satellite images confirm that ISIS has destroyed yet another temple in Syrian ancient city.Ben Ariel, 9/1/2015, 4:13 AM

ISIS Blows Up Ancient Palmyra Temple

ISIS jihadists set off explosion at Bel Temple in Palmyra, severely damaging it.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2015, 2:16 AM

ISIS Publishes Images of Destruction of Palmyra Temple

ISIS publishes images showing the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 4:45 AM

ISIS Destroys Ancient Temple in Palmyra

Islamic State jihadists destroy the Baalshamin Temple in the ancient ruins of Palmyra, realizing the worst fears of archaeologists.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 2:14 AM

ISIS Beheads Antiquities Scholar in Palmyra

ISIS jihadists behead an 82-year-old antiquities scholar in ancient Syrian city, then hang his body on a column in a main square.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2015, 2:45 AM

Syrian Regime Poised to Retake Ancient Palmyra

Syrian soldiers wage pitched battle against ISIS just kilometers from ancient city that was seized in May, can enter city 'at any moment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2015, 7:06 PM

ISIS Video Shows Slaughter of Syrian Soldiers on Ancient Ruins

Jihadist group releases new video, showing teenagers executing kneeling Syrian soldiers in ancient amphitheater.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2015, 9:20 PM

UNESCO Condemns ISIS Destruction of Palmyra Antiquities

UN’s cultural body condemns destruction by ISIS of antiquities in Syrian city.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/4/2015, 1:57 AM

Concern Mounts as ISIS Places Mines in Palmyra

ISIS jihadists mine the spectacular ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra, prompting fears for the UNESCO World Heritage site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2015, 3:15 AM

ISIS Blows Up Assad Massacre Prison

In ancient city of Palmyra prison symbolizing brutality of Assad regime demolished; jail was site of massacre, held political prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2015, 9:45 PM

ISIS Executes 20 Men in Palmyra

ISIS publicly executes 20 men accused of fighting for the Syrian regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2015, 2:42 AM

Syrian Official: No Damage Done to Palmyra

Syria's antiquities chief says the historic city of Palmyra had been unharmed since being seized by ISIS jihadists.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2015, 2:14 AM

Assad Starts Heavy Bombing of Ancient Palmyra

After ISIS captures city with rich archaeological heritage and massacres residents, Assad regimes launches multiple airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2015, 11:35 AM

ISIS Massacres Hundreds in Palmyra

Syrian state TV says about 400 civilians were massacred since Wednesday. Other reports say most of the victims were Shabiha militiamen.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/24/2015, 10:32 PM

Nasrallah: ISIS 'As Great' An Enemy As Israel

Hezbollah is growing increasingly concerned over the growth of ISIS domination in nearby Syria.Yaakov Levi, 5/24/2015, 9:01 PM

French President: The World Must Respond to Capture of Palmyra

French President Francois Hollande calls on the world to respond to ISIS jihadists' seizure of ancient Syrian city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 2:44 AM

UNESCO: Palmyra Destruction 'Enormous Loss to Humanity'

Head of UNESCO pleads with UN and religious leaders to urge ISIS terrorists away from destroying artifacts in world heritage site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2015, 2:06 PM

With Capture of Palmyra, ISIS Now Controls Half of Syria

Priceless artifacts now in danger of being destroyed by Islamic State fanatics, who score second major victory in less than a week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2015, 11:13 AM

ISIS Enters Ancient Palmyra, Threatening Priceless Artifacts

Islamic State jihadists enter ancient Syrian city for second time, after briefly taking parts on Saturday, now control a third of the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2015, 8:59 PM