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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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Iraq's national museum officially reopened Saturday after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 pieces looted...
Sunday, March 1, 2015
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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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Joanne Bajjaly
Seventy years after it opened, the National Museum, once a byword for division in Beirut, has acquired new status as a symbol of unity and rebirth....
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Driven by his love for a woman when he was a young man, Moussa Maamari built a castle in Lebanon’s Chouf region that became a national landmark and...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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Joanne Bajjaly
An internal Syrian government memo claims that “professional international gangs” are setting up shop inside Syria to mass loot the country’s...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
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