Most recent article by: Andreas Kilb

Palmyra (photo: © globe-trotter/Fotolia)

Syria's Ancient Treasures and Historical Sites

Under Threat from Bullets and Thieves

Syria's unique ancient treasures are another victim of the escalating conflict. With no regard for their historical significance for the country and the world, museums are being plundered, works of art sold off and ancient, Byzantine and medieval archaeological sites shelled and stripped of their treasures. Andreas Kilb reportsMore