March 2, 2017

The Art Newspaper published an article titled “US mini-satellite could help to monitor destruction in Palmyra” (by Javier Pes and Jori Finkel). An interview with ASOR CHI’s Scott Branting discusses the benefits of mini cubesat satellite imagery in documenting heritage destruction in Palmyra.
http://theartnewspaper.com/news/conservation/us-mini-satellite-could-help-to-monitor-destruction-in-palmyra/

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March 1, 2017

CBS published an article titled “Ancient palace reportedly discovered under shrine destroyed by ISIS” (by Shanika Gunaratna). An Assyrian Palace was uncovered under Nebi Yunus from tunnels built by ISIL members. ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 17-0005 UPDATE.
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ancient-palace-reportedly-discovered-deep-under-shrine-demolished-by-isis/

Middle East Eye published an article titled “Jonah’s ancient tomb in Mosul: ‘When IS blew it up, I cried for three days’” (by Tom Westcott). The article discusses the destruction to Nebi Yunus .
http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/amid-sacred-rubble-jonah-s-tomb-attracts-mosul-visitors-363968030

DGAM published an article titled “Again, Palmyra has a date with liberation from ISIS.
http://dgam.gov.sy/index.php?d=314&id=2227

Hyperallergic published an article titled “The Getty’s Online Palmyra Exhibition Falls into Orientalist Traps” (by Michael Press). A critique of the narrative of the new online exhibition titled ‘The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra’ hosted by the Getty Research Institute (GRI).
http://hyperallergic.com/360675/the-gettys-online-palmyra-exhibition-falls-into-orientalist-traps/

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