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UNDP: Protection of Syrian heritage is the world’s responsibility

Damascus, SANA-Representative at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Akiko Suzaki said that protecting and saving the Syrian heritage is an international responsibility which the UNDP considers a key objective …

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Antiquities Directorate prepares file about stolen antiquities to be submitted to UNESCO, INTERPOL

Damascus, SANA – Head of the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums, Mahmoud Hamoud, said that the Directorate is filing a file for stolen antiquities to be submitted to the …

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Archeological sites in Eastern Ghouta, vandalized and looted by terrorists – REPORT

Damascus, SANA- After the liberation of Eastern Ghouta from terrorist organizations such as Jabhat al-Nusra, Jaish al-Islam, and Failaq al-Rahman, SANA worked to collect as much information as possible regarding …

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Zenobia’s Lover: Documentary about life and martyrdom of archeologist Khaled al-Asaad

Damascus, SANA – The General Organization for Cinema ended on Thursday filming a documentary named “Zenobia’s Lover” directed by Ghassan Shamit. The documentary is a biography which tells the life …

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Syria warns of dangers of Turkey’s attacks on archaeological sites in Afrin

Damascus, SANA- The Antiquities and Museums Directorate has warned of dangers of the Turkish attacks that targeted archaeological sites in Afrin region in northern Syria. Director General for Antiquities and …

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Archeologist warns of threat of ancient temple in al-Mataieh collapsing due to terrorist acts

Daraa, SANA – Head of Daraa’s Antiquities Department Mohammed al-Naserallah warned that the ancient temple located in al-Mataieh town in the southeastern of Daraa countryside is likely to collapse due …

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Syria and Czech to cooperate in antiquities renovation

Prague, SANA – Preservatives for antiquities will be sent to the country and damaged monuments will be transferred to Czech Republic in order to be renovated within the agreement held …

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Hermitage Museum Director: Roadmap set for restoring archeological sites in Palmyra

Moscow, SANA – A roadmap for restoring the antiquities and archeological sites of Palmyra city has been set, Director of Russia’s Hermitage Museum Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky stated on Wednesday. Piotrovsky …

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First and second volumes of Encyclopedia of Antiquities in Syria issued

Damascus, SANA – The Arab Encyclopedia Agency issued the first and second volumes of the Encyclopedia of Antiquities in Syria, which showcases antiquities and archeological artifacts and sites in Syria. …

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DGAM Director General: Terrorist organizations transgressing on archeological sites in Quneitra

Damascus, SANA – Directorate-General for Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) Director General Ma’moun Abdelkarim said that terrorist organizations are carrying out transgressions on archaeological sites in the southern countryside of Quneitra …

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