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Syrian Cultural Heritage Sites Endangered

A new study finds warring factions in Syria’s long-running civil war have damaged or destroyed hundreds of Syrian cultural heritage sites. The study by UNITAR, the U.N. Institute for Training and Research uses detailed satellite imagery, which tracks and analyzes the extent of the loss. More than three years of civil war in Syria has killed an estimated 200,000 people and displaced more than nine million both within and outside the country. A new U.N. study finds this heavy human toll is...

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