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Nearly a year ago, Islamic State militants drove government forces from Palmyra's ruins and then proceeded to release images and videos of fighters blowing up ancient structures.
IS has departments to manage revenue streams which are similar to government ministries, complete with petty rivalries, personality clashes, and red tape.
Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim said that sources in Palmyra had confirmed the destruction of the iconic Arch of Triumph, provoking international outrage.
As the Islamic State continues to destroy archaeological sites across the region, ancient artifacts recovered by the US military have been returned to an Iraqi museum.
Islamic State Posts Photos of Militants Taking Sledgehammer to Ancient Artifacts from Palmyra, Syria
UNESCO has accused the militant group of "cultural cleansing" as it continues to smash priceless antiquities and destroy world heritage-listed sites.
The Joron Derem and Binoche et Giquello auction houses are set to sell off dozens of pieces beginning tomorrow, but Mexico's official archaeological institute said 65 percent of the items are of recent creation.
The militant group, which has expanded its looting and destruction of antiquities in recent months, has reportedly captured part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Syrian Desert.