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Visitors of different nationalities call on international organizations to contribute to rebuilding what has been destroyed by the enemies of humanity in Palmyra

A foreign tourist group visited the city of Palmyra today and witnessed the ruins  and devastation of the city's archaeological and historical monuments due to the terrorist attacks of ISIS.

The tourist group, which includes people of different nationalities, visited the ancient city,  Palmyra National Museum, the famous Temple of Belle, the columns Street and the historical theater, the most prominent archaeological sites, and documented the destruction and devastation of the city's landmarks and tourist facilities due to terrorism.

Archaeological palaces in Qanawat ... a unique architectural model and a living witness to the ancient civilization

Al-Sweida, (ST)- Archaeological palaces in the town of Qanawat in the city of al-Sweida are considered the most extensive monuments of the town and one of the most prominent archaeological evidence till our days. The  height of its original facade is  still as it was in ancient times.

The palaces include several important overlapping religious buildings ( like temples) that go back to successive eras and extend to the west, including a wide square which confined between the gates of the ancient  city and the palaces. Most likely it was the city's market at that time.

Two international conferences recommend that Palmyra archeological site must be preserved

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Participants in the two international conferences on Palmyra held in the cities of Lausanne and Paris have recommended that Palmyra, the world heritage site, must be preserved and that its condition should be monitored before any renovation activities.

The two conferences were sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

The end of the emergency restoration works of Zine El Abidine Palace in Inkhil, Dara’a

The first phase of the work of the emergency restoration project of Zine El Abidine Palace in Inkhil has ended, at a total cost of 12 million Syrian pounds.

On December 21, Dr. Muhammad Khair al-Nasrallah, the Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums in Dara’a said that the project was implemented by the Department in cooperation with the private sector.

Nasrallah indicated that the work included documenting, dismantling and installing cracked parts of the walls, the floor of the palace, and steel doors and windows to protect the palace from vandalism.

Ain Dara archeological site subjected to systematic destruction by Turkish occupation, says Hammoud

Damascus, (ST) - Dr. Mahmoud Hammoud, Director of Antiquities and Museums, confirmed that the Ain Dara site in the Afrin region of Aleppo countryside was subjected to great destruction resulting from illegal excavations by the Turkish occupation forces and its mercenaries, using heavy bulldozers with the aim of destroying the levels from which the site is composed and searching for treasures and looting them.
Dr. Hammoud said that the Ain Dara site includes many huge basaltic sculptures that are no less important than the Lion of Ain Dara sculptures.