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Study finds damage at four Syrian historical sites

Study finds damage at four Syrian historical sites

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An analysis of six out of 12 major archeological sites in Syria that have been nominated as World Heritage Sites has found that four of them have been extensively looted and damaged, the...

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