Monday, January 29, 2018

Syrian Neo-Hittitle Temple damaged by Turkish air strikes

THIS IS WAR: Ancient Syrian temple damaged in Turkish raids against Kurds. '3,000 years of civilization destroyed in an airstrike,' ex-head of Syria's antiquities department says of destruction at Ain Dara (AFP). I'm sorry to hear this. It looks as though Syria has more work to do before its tourism industry makes a comeback.

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