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Syrian Army in Palmyra
Palmyra
By Natalia Sancha
01 Apr 2016

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

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

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

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

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 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 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'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

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

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

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

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 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
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.

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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

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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Tunisian Forces Patrol Ben Guerdane A...
Ben Guerdane
By Mourad TEYEB
08 Mar 2016

Tunisian police and military forces patrol the border town of Ben Guerdane on March 8, 2016, one day after ISIS militants launched an attack on military barracks in the town. 28 militants were killed in the clashes that also left ten members of Tunisian security forces and seven civilians dead.

Tunisian security forces arrested 17 militants, reportedly connected to ISIS.

Later on Tuesday March 8th, the Tunisian Prime Minister said that the death toll had risen to 55, as security forces once again clashed with militants, killing six.

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Libyan Fighters Come Face to Face wit...
Benghazi, Libya
By TTM albattat
28 Feb 2016

February 28, 2016
Benghazi, Libya

Fighters of the Zawiya Martyrs Battalion, backed by the Libyan Army and other militias loyal to General Khalifa Haftar, clash with ISIS fighters in the Assabiri area in western Benghazi. It is one of the last areas in Benghazi where ISIS fighters still have positions.

The Libyan Army led by Haftar and loyal militias were able to retake control over vast areas of Benghazi and drive ISIS fighters to leave the positions.

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Libyan Army Chief of Staff Visits Fro...
Benghazi, Libya
By TTM albattat
26 Feb 2016

Chief of General Staff, Major General Abdel Razek Nazawra visited Mazraat Abu Bakr Youness in the city of Benghazi to check on the situation and on the Libyan Army's advances in the fight against ISIS.

During his visit Nazawra met the leaders of the army divisions and the soldiers and transferred the salutes of the Army commander General Khalifa Haftar to them.

The Libyan Army led by Haftar was able to retake major areas in Benghazi and force ISIS fighters to leave their positions.

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Triple Suicide Bombing Aftermath in T...
716, Tall Tamr,Syria
By yekru
11 Dec 2015

Footage shows the destruction left behind after three suicide bombings claimed by ISIS struck the Syrian town of Tel Tamer, in the country's northeastern Hasaka province on December 10, 2015. The bombings killed more than fifty people and wounded dozens more.

The attacks targeted key infrastructure and strategic checkpoints controlled by Kurdish forces in the area.

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Drone Footage: Syria's Frontlines See...
Kobane
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Between October 5 and December 10, 2015, Brazilian videographer Gabriel Chaim shot a series of drone videos showing the situation in northern Syria, on the frontlines of the battle between Kurdish YPG forces and ISIS militants. 

Video shows the shattered remains of Kobane, devastated by the battle with ISIS, and since re-captured by Kurdish forces; as well as the frontlines near Raqqa, the de-facto captial of the so-called Islamic State.

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Drone YPG Raqqa Frontline (4K) Part 1
Ayn Issa, Raqqa
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone Footage showing Kurdish YPG forces consolidating positions on the frontline near the Syrian town of Ayn Issa, close to the Islamic State controlled city of Raqqa.
In July, 2015, Kurdish forces launched a military campaign to re-take the town of Ayn Issa and other villages held by Islamic State militants.

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Drone YPG Raqqa Frontline (4K) Part 2
Ayn Issa, Raqqa
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone Footage showing Kurdish YPG forces consolidating positions on the frontline near the Syrian town of Ayn Issa, close to the Islamic State controlled city of Raqqa.
In July, 2015, Kurdish forces launched a military campaign to re-take the town of Ayn Issa and other villages held by Islamic State militants.

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Drone Kobane Reconstruction Part 1
Kobane
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone footage showing reconstruction efforts in the Kurdish city of Kobane, on the Syrian border with Turkey. Workers and machinery remove debris in the areas that were destroyed during intense fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants. In the outskirts of the city, refugee camps were set up for people who fled Raqqa, the capital of the so called Islamic State.

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Kobane
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

Video shot between October 5 and December 10, 2015.
Drone footage showing reconstruction efforts in the Kurdish city of Kobane, on the Syrian border with Turkey. Workers and machinery remove debris in the areas that were destroyed during intense fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants. In the outskirts of the city, refugee camps were set up for people who fled Raqqa, the capital of the so called Islamic State.

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Drone Footage of ISIS Death Pit (4K)
Suluk
By Gabriel Chaim
10 Dec 2015

GRAPHIC IMAGES
Drone footage filmed in December 2015 near Suluk, Syria north of Raqqa showing a deep cavern where ISIS militants threw the bodies of their victims.

Video contains some graphic images of human remains.

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Paris
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
17 Nov 2015

An elderly woman chatting with a gardener of the Botanical Garden in Paris.

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Paris
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
17 Nov 2015

Parisians gathering around the Place de la République.

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Paris
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
17 Nov 2015

A man adjusting flowers in front of a sign saying "Paris chose life!!!"