Beyond war: Vestiges of rich Syrian heritage on show in Doha

Syria was once known for its rich cultural heritage, dating back thousands of years.

    A major exhibition has opened in the Qatari capital, Doha, to celebrate Syria's artistic history and what has not been lost in the ongoing fighting.

    Syria, which has been battling a civil war since 2011, was once known for its rich cultural heritage, dating back thousands of years.

    Al Jazeera’s Cushla Norman reports.


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