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Le Monde: l’autre drame syrien

par Christophe Ayad, 23.01.2014 La scène se passe un soir de février 2013 à Atmé, dans l’extrême nord de la Syrie, tout près de la frontière turque. La nuit est tombée, l’électricité est coupée. Dans l’obscurité, deux hommes s’échangent des images sur leurs téléphones portables, autour d’un poêle. Ils chuchotent ...

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Syrian Heritage under Threat (JEMAHS : Vol. 1, No. 4, 2013)

Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology & Heritage Studies : (JEMAHS : Vol. 1, No. 4, 2013) 1. No Longer Lost in the Wilderness: Cultural Property Crimes in Conflict, Emma Cunliffe, (pp. 343-347) http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5325/jeasmedarcherstu.1.4.0343 2. Syrian Cultural Property in the Crossfire: Reality and Effectiveness of Protection Efforts, Salam Al Quntar (pp. ...

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Ilasouria.01 – Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe, October 2013

Session 1 : Archeology and Heritage 1. « The Syrian architectural heritage under threat: how can we protect it ? », Cheikhmous ALi 2. « The stakes at play in the territorialisation of the Syrian heritage », Mohamed Al Dbiyat 3. « Aleppo: Hopes and Disillusions », Thierry Grandin 4. ...

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The Massacre of the Syrian Heritage. The international inability to stop destruction

Archéologia n° 515 – Novembre 2013 In Syria, some families had found temporary shelter in the remains of the ancient towns of the North but heavy shelling forced them out. Archéologia presents an exclusive report about the disaster going on in this cradle of human History. Read more …

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Sky News Arabia – Idlib – Deir Semaan : consequences of the bombing of Meqam (mausoleum) of the Umayyad caliphʿUmar ibn ʿAbd Al-ʿAzīz

Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz known as The fifth of the Rashidun (2 November 682 (26th Safar, 63 Hijri) – 31 January 720 (16th Rajab, 101 Hijri)) [1] (Arabic: عمر بن عبد العزيز) was an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 717 to 720. He was also a cousin of the former ...

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Espresso : Stolen from Syria, Sold in Italy

Rubato in Siria, venduto in Italia Appare a Torino il ‘Giovane patrizio ammantato’, bassorilievo saccheggiato a Palmyra approfittando della guerra civile. E non è un caso isolato by Francesca Sironi Palmyra, Siria centrale, una meraviglia assoluta, una delle nicchie archeologiche che raccontano l’origine dalla nostra civiltà. È diventata una base ...

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The Guardian : Syria’s world heritage sites placed on UN danger list

Unesco expresses fears for country’s ‘exceptional heritage’ by Matthew Weaver Friday 21 June 2013 11.02 BST All six of Syria’s world heritage sties have been put on an endangered list by the UN’s cultural organisation amid mounting international concern about the country’s increasingly destructive civil war. Unesco’s world heritage committee ...

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Stolen Syrian artifacts smuggled to Lebanon 17.05.2013

NTERPOL resources: stolen Syrian artifacts smuggled to Lebanon According to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), some artifacts on display for sale by antiquities dealers in Lebanon are believed to have been stolen from Syrian archaeological sites, among of which is Palmyra archaeological site. The INTERPOL has provided the DGAM ...

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Syrian Heritage submerged by a “holocaust” affecting archaeological and historical remains

El histórico legado de Siria se sumerge en un ‘holocausto’ patrimonial e histórico by MANUEL MARTORELL | 11 de mayo de 2013 Incluso aunque Rusia y Estados Unidos se pongan de acuerdo para acabar con la sangría, el grado de destrucción es tal que Siria no levantará cabeza durante décadas. ...

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