Five thousand archeological sites reflect Homs wide cultural diversity; Ruaa Al-Jazaeri; SANA

Homs central province enjoys  a wide cultural diversity as it embraces about five thousand archeological sites which have been the fruit of tens of successive civilizations. The archeological sites in Homs province, according to Chairman of Tourism Directorate Ahmad Akkash, belong to…

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Inside the medieval castle that survived a 21st century war; Tom Westcott; Middle East Eye

Syria’s Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers, which has withstood centuries of conflict, religious division and occupation, is again welcoming visitors…

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Defence Minister: Russia to deliver Syria’s Palmyra restorations files to UNESCO soon; Middle East Monitor

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Russia to Hand over Files on Restoration of Syria’s Palmyra to UNESCO; Syria Times

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Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artefacts in Damascus museum; Tim Collins; Daily Mail

Archaeologists at the National Museum of Damascus are working to restore ancient stone statues from Palmyra after they were damaged by Islamic State.

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How Islamic State’s destruction of ancient Palmyra played out on Arabic-language Twitter; Emma Cunliffe & Luigi Curini, The Conversation

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Syria Before the Deluge is a poignant photographic journey through prewar Syria; Matthew Marani; Architects Newspaper

In 2009, architectural photographer Peter Aaron set out to Syria with his wife Brooke Allen, an author and professor of literature at Bennington College, In 2009, Peter Aaron embarked on a trip across Syria photographing its architecture and complex societies, since brutalized by the civil war.

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The true history of civilization; David Wengrow; The Week

It’s more important than conquests and monuments…

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Syria Set To Restore UNESCO World Heritage City Palmyra By 2019; Katrina Kufer; Harper’s Bazaar

After enduring ISIS attacks since 2016, the city is due to reopen by 2019…

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Syria begins reconstruction of UNESCO World Heritage castle near Homs; Trend News Agency

Syrian specialists have proceeded with the works to reconstruct Krak des Chevaliers castle, which was occupied by militants during the fighting in the Syrian city of Homs…

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