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    ISIS Destroys Temple of Bel in Palmyra

    Image credit: Arian Zwegers Satellite images obtained by the United Nations revealed that the remains of an ancient temple in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Syria Palmyra were destroyed by the ISIS militants. The Temple of Bel was the main temple of Palmyra and attracted 150,000 visitors annually before the war. The Temple of Bel […]

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    ISIS Destroys Temple in Palmyra

    Another important remnant of antique culture has been destroyed by ISIS. The group has allegedly detonated a huge amount of explosives in the Temple of Baalshamin in Syria’s ancient oasis city of Palmyra, which lead to the destruction of the temple’s inner area and the collapse of the outer columns. The country’s descent into chaos […]

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    Syria’s Endangered World Heritage Sites

    Syrian Civil War affects not only the citizens of Syria; but also the precious artifacts which stand as the witnesses of Mesopotamia’s rich history.  Syrian demonstrators who had opposing views, jumped onto the bandwagon of Arab Spring in 2011. Although the demonstrations, which started as an outcome of the anti-regime protests in several other Arab states, seemed […]