February 26, 2021

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Syria ‘finds body of archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad beheaded by IS’

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Three of his sons and his son-in-law, who are also archaeologists, escaped to the capital with hundreds of valuable artefacts from the museum in the nearby modern town of Tadmor as the militants approached. But Asaad insisted that he would not leave his home.

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