The Islamic State already has the foundations of a state.
A look at the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra before ISIS control.
Taking Palmyra gives Islamic State access to modern army installations and control of a vital desert highway.
A video posted online claims to show smoke rising over the Syrian city of Palmyra
Syria's antiquities chief called on the world to save its ancient monuments.
Palmyra, also known as Tadmur, is home to extensive ruins of one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient...
Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are currently harvesting sugar from thousands of palmyra trees. The Bay Nui community (so...