Saving Babylon: Archaeologists appeal for support to save sites

Iraqi archaeologists say more money is needed to preserve dozens of ancient sites in Babylon.


    Iraqi archaeologists say they need urgent help to preserve artefacts from what was the ancient Kingdom of Babylon.

    The biblical city is the birthplace of the world's first complex urban communities.

    Many sites have crumbled during years of conflict and mismanagement.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Babylon.


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    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

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