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The village of Era in Sweida is an archaeological monument

The village of 'Era', located to the south-west of the city of al- Sweida, is characterized by its beautiful and diverse nature, which combines hills, valleys, plains, springs, historical monuments and houses built of basalt stones that tell the story of civilizations which the village passed through as well as the ancient history of the region.

Dr. Nashaat Kiwan, Head of the Department of Antiquities, pointed out that “Era” is an old region, where it witnessed during the previous ages civilizational prosperity due to  its important position as it was the link between Bosra and Sweida.

ICCROM honors the Syrian archaeologist martyr Khalid Asaad in Rome

The General Assembly of the International Center for the Study of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) honored the martyr archaeologist Dr. Khaled Al-Asa’ad, who was executed by the Daesh terrorist organization in Palmyra in August 2015.

During its thirty-first session held in Rome, ICCROM said  that Dr. Al-Asaad spent more than 50 years protecting his noble Syrian antiquities and working on the Palmyra archaeological site before he was brutally assassinated by Daesh  terrorists.

Russian Tourist and Cultural Group Visiting the Ancient City of Palmyra

HOMS,(ST)- Russian tourist group includes a number of plastic artists, theater and cinema critics, agents of travel and tourism offices and economists who visited the historic city of Palmyra today.

During their visit, the members of the group were briefed on the archaeological monuments documenting the destruction of the most important monuments in the city as a result of the attacks of ISIS terrorist organization before its defeat by the Syrian Army.

Targeting the Syrian Archaeological Heritage during the War on Syria

Damascus countryside, (ST) - Targeting the Syrian archaeological heritage during the terrorist war and attempts to steal it and attribute it to Zionism. These were the Axes dealt with by the lecture held by the Cultural Center in Jaramana by Dr. Iyad Younis.

During his lecture entitled "Syrian Antiquities between Biblical Forgery, Zionist Judaization and Terrorist Destruction," Younis touched on the Semitic theory developed by Zionist researchers and attempts to dedicate it to become a reality through schools, institutes, universities and cadres saturated with Zionist thought.

Aleppo National Museum re-opens after years of closure

The National Museum of Aleppo has reopened its doors to visitors and archaeologists after eight years of closure due to the terrorist war on Syria.

“Re-opening the museum to display 50 thousand pieces of its archaeological treasures  is considered as an announcement of  the return of life to this unique museum  as well as a message of peace,  love and knowledge to confirm that the Syrian people have triumphed over terrorism, aggression and injustice” Director General of Antiquities and museums Dr. Mahmoud Hamoud said in a press statement.