The Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, recaptured Palmyra from government troops in December.
DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Tetrapylon, and the facade of its Roman Theatre, Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told...Show More Summary
Syrian antiquities chief says militants have demolished structure and part of Roman theatre after seizing city for second time Islamic State fighters have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra. Related: How the ancient city of Palmyra looked before the fighting – in pictures Continue reading...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Tetrapylon, and the facade of its Roman Theatre, Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters on Friday.
President Elect Trump, You will be the president of the United States in just a few hours and you have a monumental task ahead of you. We are a country divided, with so many issues that affect so many people in our great nation that you must now deal with. Show More Summary
With over 1,000 monuments, New York’s collection of public statuary is extensive, at turns impressive and contentious, and, according to the city, “the greatest outdoor public art museum in the United States.” It is also almost exclusively in tribute to dead men. Show More Summary
The clock is ticking. Before the United States and the world is snapped by political whiplash on January 20, 2017, the Obama Administration is working quickly to secure its environmental legacy by creating new national monuments in environmentally...Show More Summary
The White House announced its punishment for Russia's alleged "meddling" with the election by hacking and releasing communications within the Democratic Party. The United States is booting 35 Russian intel operatives from the country and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence agencies. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, President Obama designated two national monuments in Utah and Nevada, covering more than 1.6 million acres across the two states. While the decision is a victory for the coalition of conservationists and Native American...Show More Summary
Utah’s attorney general is planning to sue the Obama administration over the president’s designation of a new national monument in the state — and anti-government extremists are considering some type of action. President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated the Bears Ears area in...
The Hill reports: Utah’s attorney general says he is preparing a lawsuit against President Obama for his decision to designate a new national monument in the state. Attorney General Sean Reyes (R) on Wednesday said the lawsuit is one of numerous ways that he, Gov. Show More Summary
North Dakota State’s football program had quite the 2016 calendar year. They started the year with a national title and ended it with a loss in the FCS Semifinals. The moments in between were monumental even for a program with five straight national championships. Show More Summary
A data breach that saw more than one billion Yahoo accounts compromised has been described as “monumental” and “embarrassing” by security experts. Yahoo has blamed unnamed “state sponsored actors for the breach, the scale of which represents...Show More Summary
While Cuban President Raul Castro has promised that no monument will be erected in memory of Fidel, his brother's image has been plastered across state media since his death. Castro said the national assembly would fulfill the late communist...Show More Summary
In an exhibition as innovative and daring as the art it showcases, Albert Oehlen: Woods near Oehle is the most ambitious project devoted to the work of leading German artist Albert Oehlen ever presented in the United States. Developed...Show More Summary
Leading Off ? Wisconsin: Foes of partisan gerrymandering scored a monumental victory late last month when a three-judge federal panel struck down the Republican-drawn map of the Wisconsin state Assembly as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. Show More Summary
DOHA (Reuters) - France and the United Arab Emirates on Saturday launched a $100 million fund to protect heritage sites threatened by extremism and conflict after the destruction last month of an ancient palace by Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Monumental playoff implications have increased the price of admission for the most popular Big Ten rivalry. Inconsequential games have led other rivalry game prices to drop.
Leading Off: ? WI Redistricting: Foes of partisan gerrymandering scored a monumental victory Monday when a three-judge federal panel struck down the Republican-drawn map of the Wisconsin state Assembly as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. Show More Summary