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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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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suicide bombers and fighters struck targets on Saturday in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra, where security...
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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UNESCO on Tuesday voiced concern over reports of mass book-burning in Iraq, saying it would be one of the most "devastating" such actions in history...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Faten Elhajj
Consultations aimed at appointing a new president for the Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD) are being held in confidentiality...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Nearly 300 cultural heritage sites have been destroyed, damaged and looted in Syria since 2011, the UN said Tuesday in a report citing satellite...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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UNESCO chief Irina Bokova on Wednesday called for the creation of "protected cultural zones" to save heritage sites in conflict-torn Iraq and Syria...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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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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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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Suhaib Anjarini
“Of course it is possible, but it will cost you a lot of money,” said Ahmed, a Syrian militant, who was asked if he could bring us an old artifact...
Monday, April 7, 2014
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