image-Tetrapylon in Tadmur (Palmyra), Homs Eastern Countryside, Syria

ISIS Destroys More of Tadmor (Palmyra) Precious Treasures

January 22, 2017 Miri Wood 6

by Afraa Dagher Terrorists of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) have destroyed part of the Roman Theater and the ancient four-column structure Tetrapylon, in the historic city of Tadmor (Palmyra), the Syrian Antiquities chief said. The façade of the Roman theater has been completely destroyed, according to Maamoun Abdulkarim, the Syrian Director-General for Antiquities and Museums. Referring to recent satellite images [Continue reading…]

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Aleppo, Syria - View of the Town Hall

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July 31, 2013 Arabi Souri 3

Syrian Drama of Another Order. The blockade on Syria -on Syrian life not weaponry- reaches into the heart of social, historical and cultural life. This policy is integral to the US-led assault against the country and against Arab national integrity. No-fly zone, poison gas, foreign guerrillas, sectarian massacres.  These frightening yet alluring, ambitious yet wearying thoughts define Syria today. More [Continue reading…]

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Citadel of Aleppo (Arabic: قلعة حلب‎)

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July 17, 2013 Arabi Souri 2

Martin Nesirky, spokesperson for UN secretary general, said that the United Nations (UN) and the officials of UNESCO are shocked about the damages to all the World Heritage sites in Syria after they viewed several images of the destruction of some cultural heritage sites in Syria and it is to mention that this destruction of World Heritage sites would not [Continue reading…]

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