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ISIS destroys iconic Arch of Triumph in Palmyra

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UNESCO expressed its strong condemnation ISIS' destruction of the Arch of Triumph in the ancient city of Palmyra.

ISIS had blown up the city of in the city that was listed in the World Heritage list, in the framework of a series of destruction operations carried out in the city.

ISIS adds a new bombing to a series of destruction and devastation that it had started in the city of Palmyra, which is included on the list of World Heritage, and this time it targeted the famous Arch of Triumph, which is considered the icon of Palmyra, and its most prominent beautiful and historic features.

The antiquities and museums official in Syria expressed his fears that the loss of history will be heavy if the organization managed to destroy the entire city, and urged the international community to take quick measures to find a way to save Palmyra.