28 May 2018

Palmyra: Syria’s ancient city desecrated by war

Chief Correspondent

The United States has warned the Syrian government not to launch a major new offensive against mostly Islamist insurgents in the southern province of Daraa. With the Syrian government and its Iranian and Russian allies increasingly confident of winning the seven year old war, our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has been to a previous battlefield – the and world heritage desert city of Palmyra.