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ISIS destroying precious heritage sites in Syria and Iraq

This picture released late Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, by an Islamic State militant-affiliated website, shows a bulldozer of the Islamic State militants destroying the Saint Eliane Monastery near the town of Qaryatain which IS captured in early August, in Homs province, Syria. (Islamic State militant website via AP)

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 22, 2015, on page 8.

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