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Army shelling destroys historic Syrian shrine—NGO


Syrian army shelling destroyed the historic mausoleum of a companion of the Prophet Mohammed in the central city of Homs on Monday, a monitoring group and activists said.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Syria, before the bombs fell

IN PALMYRA, around the Temple of Ba’al (41 A.D.) with a large “tetrapylon” (four columns) considered to be themost important, ancient religious structure, built by King Solomin of Judca

Bomb attacks in Syria’s capital, Damascus, and clashes between the government and rebel fighters in the ancient commercial hub Aleppo saddened entrepreneur Nina Halley, who has nothing but fond memories of her visit before the civil war.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Syrians find love in time of war

An image grab taken from AFP TV shows Syrian rebel sniper Abu Khaled exchanging rings with his bride Hanan, the nurse who treated his leg wound, during their wedding ceremony in the Saif al-Dawla district of the northern city of Aleppo on August 31, 2012. In the heart of Aleppo, besieged by Syrian troops for more than a month, a young couple who found love in the time of war exchanged vows. AFP PHOTO/AFPTV/JAMES FOLEY

In the heart of Aleppo, besieged by Syrian troops for more than five weeks, a young couple who found love in a time of war exchange vows.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »