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News Archive: Syria

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"Syria War: Turkish air strikes ‘damage ancient Afrin temple.’" (30 Jan 18)

"“Syrians face global war to preserve their monuments, antiquities, and museums GM asserts”" (21 Jun 15)

"Islamic State destruction renews debate over repatriation of antiquities" (31 Mar 15)

"Islamic State is selling looted Syrian art in London to fund its fight" (25 Feb 15)

"Syria says must be part of fight against antiquities theft" (23 Feb 15)

"The ISIS smugglers making up to $1Million per item selling ancient antiquities looted from the rubble of Syria" (17 Feb 15)

"Cultural protector advises DOD on historic sites in fight with Islamic State" (15 Feb 15)

"Russia pushes UN to cut off Islamic State funds" (4 Feb 15)

"Syria’s ancient sites were already damaged by war. Now they’re being looted." (20 Dec 14)

"The Black Market Battleground: Degrading and Destroying ISIS Could Take Place in the Halls of Sotheby’s, Not the Pentagon" (27 Oct 14)

"War has damaged all but one of Syria’s World Heritage Sites, Satellite images show" (24 Sep 14)

"War Is Damaging Syria’s Historical Castles and Landmarks" (19 Sep 14)

"New high-resolution satellite image analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage sites ‘exhibit significant damage.’" (18 Sep 14)

"The Islamic State sells ‘blood antiquities’ from Iraq and Syria to raise money" (14 Sep 14)

"The Islamic State sells ‘blood antiquities’ from Iraq and Syria to raise money" (14 Sep 14)

"The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture" (22 Aug 14)