Thursday, April 04, 2013

Fighting in Palmyra

TEMPLE OF BAAL: Syria's ancient oasis city of Palmyra threatened in fighting.
(Reuters) - The millenia-old oasis city of Palmyra is being damaged in clashes between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and rebels fighting for his overthrow in the midst of the precious archaeological site, a resident said on Wednesday.
Background here.