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Updated at 1:12 pm (GMT +2): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the...
Friday, March 6, 2015
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Maurice Qudeih
The U.S. Bureau of International Information Programs published a two-page brief in September 2014 titled: A Heritage in Peril: Iraq and Syria. At...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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UNESCO chief Irina Bokova on Sunday slammed the "barbaric" destruction of Iraq's cultural heritage, as jihadists from the Islamic State in Iraq and...
Sunday, November 2, 2014
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Vandals have destroyed prehistoric rock art in lawless southern Libya, endangering a sprawling tableau of paintings and carvings classified by UNESCO...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Rebecca Whiting
In a gaping white gallery, black and white prints of patterns are evenly spaced along the walls: studies of the wrought-ironwork that typify the...
Monday, February 4, 2013
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Anas Zarzar, Wissam Kanaan
Damascus – The walls of Maamoun Abdul-Karim’s office behind the National Museum in Damascus are covered with photographs of artifacts and sites...
Monday, October 29, 2012
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Sayed Mahmoud
Cairo - Tonight, Muhammad Bashir will appear on stage at Saqiyat al-Sawi Theater in Zamalek, Cairo. He will be introducing new songs interspersed...
Friday, August 10, 2012
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Bashir Sfeir
On Thursday night, the Asil musical ensemble will be presenting a multifaceted performance as part of an effort to honor the music of the Arab...
Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Iraqi architects and historians have decried official neglect of historical buildings nationwide, many of which have fallen into disrepair and disuse...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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