Syrian Army in Palmyra

Collection with 28 media items created by Natalia Sancha

Syria 01 Apr 2016 00:00

Syrian Army soldiers recovered the ancient ruins and city of Palmyra from Islamic State (ISIS) fighters on March 27th, 2016 following three weeks of violent clashes. Government forces proceeded to fortify their presence in the city and its famous ruins after Russian sappers cleared the area with landmines planted by ISIS.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View over Palmyra's ruins and the Castle on April 1st, 2016. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View over Palmyra's archeological site. Behind the ruins lies the inhabited city covered by smoke columns marking the places where Russian sappers detonated thousands of mines planted by ISIS fighters. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View over Palmira's ruins and city from Najm Castle where the Syrian Army is positioned. Government troops recovered Palmira from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army soldier poses inside Palmyra's ancient roman theater. The 2,000 year-old theater has survived the 10 month occupation of the site by ISIS. At least 24 civilians and 70 soldiers where publicly executed by ISIS at its stage. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army soldier overlooks Palmyra ruins from the top of the hill where Najm Castle lies. Government troops recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View over Palmyra ruins and the castle. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Arab Army soldier poses at Palmyra site with a Syrian flag attached to his backpack. Its castle can be seen in the background. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army soldier poses at Palmyra site. Its castle can be seen on the top of the hill in the background. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A sign indicates the Temple of Bel entrance. The 2,000 year-old temple was destroyed last August by ISIS along with the Arc of Triumph as well as the Bal Shamin Temple. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Syrian Army soldier Fady Khalil, 25 years old, from Homs (first to the right), poses with his companions over the remains of the Temple of Bel. The 2,000 year-old temple was destroyed last August by ISIS. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View of Palmyra's ruins from Palmyra's inhabited city. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Syrian Army's soldiers camping in the surroundings of PalmyraÕs castle and main point of entry during the offensive to recover the area. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

View over Palmyra's ruins from Palmyra's inhabited city main entrance road. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Arab Army soldier observes the Temple of Bel's remains. The 2,000 year-old temple was destroyed last August by ISIS. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Soldiers from the Syrian Army take pictures with their mobiles inside Palmyra's ruins. Government forces recovered Palmira from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Syrian Arab Army soldiers celebrate their recovery of Palmyra from ISIS fighters. They pose for photos over the Temple of Bel remains.The 2,000 year-old temple was destroyed last August by ISIS. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Syrian Arab Army soldiers at the Temple of Bel entrance .The 2,000 year-old temple was destroyed last August by ISIS. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Syrian Army soldiers celebrate the recovery of Palmyra from ISIS fighters. Government troops recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A group of Syrian Army soldiers celebrate the recovery of Palmyra from ISIS fighters. Government forces recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army officer points to the main Palmyra roundabout where Khaled Asaad, a 81 year-old Syrian archaeologist and the head of antiquities for the ancient city of Palmyra, was beheaded by ISIS in August 18th, 2015. ISIS ensign remains over the fountain. A Syrian flag marks the recovery of the city by the Syrian Army on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army officer points to the craters on the road after mines planted by ISIS in Palmyra's inhabited city were detonated by Russian sappers. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A traffic sign was damaged by combats between the Syrian Army and ISIS. Behind it, PalmyraÕs castle can be seen as well as a column of smoke rising after Russian sappers detonated a mine planted by ISIS. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army soldier holds an ISIS flag found at PalmyraÕs city. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

Palmyra's city entrance appears damaged after heavy fighting between the Syrian Army and ISIS. Government forces recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A Syrian Army soldier celebrates the recovery of Palmyra from ISIS fighters. Government forces recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
02 Apr 2016

Najla A., a displaced from Tadmur/Palmyra and mother of seven at her temporary refuge in Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs. They fled Palmyra in June 2016 when her sister was executed by ISIS after refusing to comply with the Califate's rules. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
02 Apr 2016

Najla A., a displaced from Tadmur/Palmyra and mother of seven at her temporary refuge in Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs. They fled Palmyra in June 2016 when her sister was executed by ISIS after refusing to comply with the Califate's rules. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th after three weeks of violent clashes.

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Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

A group of Syrian Army soldiers enter Palmyra city after it was under ISIS control for the past 10 months. Russian sappers working inside the city detonated thousands of mines planted by ISIS. A mass grave was found inside the city with 40 bodies during the de-mining work. The Syrian Army recovered Palmyra from ISIS on March 27th, 2016 after three weeks of violent clashes.