Umayyad mosque, Aleppo. Pictured in 2012, before fighting destroyed it in 2013. Photograph: Alamy
Across Syria, where a seemingly unstoppable war is about to enter a third year, a heritage built over 5,000 years or more is being steadily buried under rubble.
Syria’s six Unesco sites and hundreds of others have been damage. Read Martin Chulov’s article at the Guardian.