A pawn in Assad's game

Palmyra's Roman theatre: built around 200 A.D., the theatre appears to be in good condition. It was here that jihadists held mass executions last year, while also using the stage as a set for their violent propaganda videos. A memorial for these recent events will likely be part of the restoration efforts
Palmyra's Roman theatre: built around 200 A.D., the theatre appears to be in good condition. It was here that jihadists held mass executions last year, while also using the stage as a set for their violent propaganda videos. A memorial for these recent events will likely be part of the restoration efforts