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Under control of ISIS

WHS that are (or have been) under control of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Connected Sites

  • Ashur As of March 7, 2015, the city is in ISIL held territory (wiki)
  • Hatra Actions by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which occupied the area in mid-2014, have been a major threat to Hatra. (wiki)
  • Palmyra On 21 May 2015, some artifacts were removed from the Palmyra museum by the Syrian curators and transported in 2 trucks to Damascus. ... The same day, ISIL forces entered the World Heritage Site (wiki) - On 27 March 2016 the site was recaptured by Syrian government troops.
  • Sabratha Since Dec 10, 2015. They have been ousted by "a combination of US airstrikes and attacks by local forces" in February/March 2016. Link

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