In Syria’s Ruined Relics Lies The History of Human Civilisation

What makes us human? Whatever it is, it can be found in Syria. When the earliest hominids first came from Africa they passed through Syria, and their remains, together with the tools they made, can still be found there. Humans first settled here and learned to farm. They built the first towns here in the…

Former Al Nusra Front Ransack New Archaeological Sites in Syria

New evidence of yet more ransacking and looting at archeological sites in Syria is emerging, this time perpetrated by the al-Nusra Front near the city of Saraqeb. Reports from Syria indicate that surviving elements of the former the al-Nusra Front excavated the Al-Sheikh Mansour site near Saraqeb in a semi-professional manner, using imported foreign experts…