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Palmyra, 2010

A man rides a motorcycle with a child in the historical city of Palmyra, Sept. 30, 2010. Islamic State fighters in Syria have entered the ancient ruins of Palmyra after taking complete control of the central city, but there are no reports so far of any destruction of antiquities, a group monitoring the war said on May 21, 2015. 

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