Conflict threatens Syria's remaining heritage

After three years of fighting, six of the country's world heritage sites are on UNESCO's endangered list.

    After three years of fighting in Syria, the country's historic buildings and monuments have either been destroyed or are at risk of destruction.

    All of Syria's six world heritage sites are on UNESCO's endangered list and experts are meeting to discuss how to safe guar what is left of the country's scarred heritage.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Pie peace: My last argument with my sister

    Pie peace: My last argument with my sister

    In a family of 13 siblings, Lori was militant in her maternal agenda; making prom dresses and keeping watch over pie.

    From the US to Afghanistan: Rediscovering the mother who left me

    From the US to Afghanistan: Rediscovering the mother who left me

    Tracee Herbaugh's mother, Sharon, abandoned her when she was born, pursuing a career from which she never returned.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.