Category: Syrian Arab Republic

Here’s A Look At Some Of The Ancient Sites Destroyed By ISIS And The Syrian Civil War; David Mack; Buzzfeed

Photo: Jose Javier Martin Espartosa

Years of fighting and the emergence of the fanatical militant group ISIS have taken a heavy toll on some of humankind’s greatest treasures.

Source: Here’s A Look At Some Of The Ancient Sites Destroyed By ISIS And The Syrian Civil War

How Crusaders’ castle became part of siege in Syrian civil war; James Rush; AP

Photo: AP

The Crac des Chevaliers has fallen victim to the chaos of Syria’s civil war following a siege between Government forces and villagers and rebels using the castle for refuge.

Source: How Crusaders’ castle became part of siege in Syrian civil war