Culture & Arts

July, 2015

  • 3 July

    UNESCO denounces destruction of archaeological relics in Palmyra by ISIS

    Paris, SANA – Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova on Friday denounced the recent destruction of archaeological relics from Palmyra in city at ...

  • 2 July

    UNESCO: Deliberate destruction of Syrian, Iraqi ruins reached unprecedented levels

    London, SANA- Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova said on Thursday that the deliberate looting, destruction of the Syrian and Iraq historical sites ...

  • 2 July

    ISIS terrorists destroy “Allat God” statue in Palmyra

    Homs, SANA-Terrorists of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) destroyed on Thursday statue of “Allat God” in Palmyra, which is considered as one of the important historical statues ...

  • 1 July

    Photo exhibition highlighting terrorists’ systematic destruction of Syria’s heritage held at UN HQ

    New York, SANA – A photo exhibition opened at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York showing the damage caused to the Syrian cultural heritage at the hands ...

June, 2015

  • 30 June

    UNESCO renews condemnation of barbaric ISIS attacks on archeological sites in Syria and Iraq

    Bonn, SANA – The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) renewed condemnation of the attacks launched by the terrorist “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” organization (ISIS) ...

  • 29 June

    UNESCO Director General denounces ISIS destruction of heritage treasures in Syria and Iraq

    Bonn, SANA – Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO” Irina Bokova denounced the destruction of archeological and cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria at the hands of the Islamic State ...

  • 24 June

    Talaqie TV receives Guinness certificate for longest talk show

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian satellite TV channel Talaqie on Tuesday received the Guinness World Records certificate for longest TV talk show. The channel broke the record for longest TV ...

  • 21 June

    Indian Embassy in Damascus marks International Yoga Day

    Damascus, SANA – The Indian Embassy in Damascus on Sunday marked International Yoga Day, which is celebrated on June 21, with an event held at Al-Jalaa Sports Complex in Damascus. ...

  • 21 June

    Prominent poet Omar al-Farra passes away

    Damascus, SANA- Prominent Syrian poet Omar al-Farra passed away aged 66 after he suffered a heart attack on Sunday afternoon. Al-Farra is a Syrian poet who was born in Palmyra, ...

  • 21 June

    Zanoubia, a new Syrian TV Channel launched from Damascus-Video

    Damascus, SANA- A new Syrian TV Channel was launched from Damascus Saturday night. The newly-born TV channel, Zanoubia, is to broadcast from Damascus first as a “slide TV”, then to ...