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The Quest to Save Syria's History


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- 1258 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.



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Hilary S (65)
Thursday August 7, 2014, 12:55 am
i fear the quest is doomed to save any non-muslim historical or sites or those with non-muslim religious significance in countries where muslim terrorists are running rampant.

eradication of non-muslim sites is consistent with their REWRITING HISTORY agenda.
 

pam w (139)
Thursday August 7, 2014, 9:05 am
I wish them well, but, as Hilary says, Muslims are NEVER ''big'' on preserving history of other cultures.
 

Robert O (12)
Thursday August 7, 2014, 9:11 am
Thanks.
 

ParsifalAWAY S (99)
Thursday August 7, 2014, 11:33 am

There IS no civil war in Syria but a proxy war induced by Israel and it's terror allies since over three years
 

Birgit W (160)
Thursday August 7, 2014, 12:58 pm
Houses can be rebuilt but we cannot bring back the people who were killed.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Friday August 8, 2014, 3:39 am
I wish them well!
Thanks for the article.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 8, 2014, 12:57 pm
G*d help them; He may be their only hope.
 
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