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Attended by Mrs. Asma al-Assad, event celebrates inclusion of first Syrian element in Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Damascus, SANA – Attended by Mrs. Asma al-Assad, an event was held to celebrate the inclusion of shadow play as the first Syrian element in the List of Intangible Cultural …

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ISIS demolishes large parts of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra

Homs, SANA – The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists destroyed large parts of the ancient Temple of Bel, dating back to 32 AD, in the UNESCO-listed archeological …

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Syrian Tourism Day highlighting terror threat to cultural heritage held in Chile

Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with the Syrian Club in Chile organized a Syrian Tourism Day to highlight the threat posed to Syria’s cultural heritage by the …

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Syria voices deep outrage over ISIS crimes in Palmyra

Damascus, SANA – Syria expressed deep outrage over the destruction of Palmyra’s Baalshamin Temple and the killing of archeologist Khaled al-Asaad by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). …

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Egyptian Tourism Minister calls for preserving Syria’s heritage from terrorism

Cairo, SANA – Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazoua said that the whole world must work together to protect Syria’s cultural heritage from terrorism, calling for holding conference to discuss how …

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