On Jan. 10, a satellite image displayed recent damage to the Tetrapylon and the Roman Theater in Palmyra, Syria. The exact date of the incident hasn't been confirmed, but Syrian Directorate General for Antiquities and Museums believes the damage happened recently. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, uploaded a video of its members demolishing different parts of the Tetrapylon and the amphitheater. "This is a great loss for the people of Palmyra and what Palmyra stands for in history, because it is an important historical site that was well preserved over the years," Omar Albenia, a spokesman of the council of Palmyra and Badia said, denouncing the vandalism. Read the full story at CNN.

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