History lost: Destruction of Syria's UNESCO World Heritage sites

Syria has a rich history that goes back centuries.

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    Syria has a rich history that goes back centuries.

    But the six-year war has destroyed much of its national heritage, including some sites that date back more than 1,300 years.

    Now, the UN has been asked to step in.

    Al Jazeera's Jamal El Shayyal reports from Beirut.


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