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  • Ancient Syrian synagogue hit by looting, shelling

    April 1, 2013 | 12:14 pm

    Theft and shelling have damaged a 2,000 year-old synagogue in Damascus, one of the oldest in the world, Syrian government and opposition activist sources said on Monday.

    Syria's historic monuments have increasingly become a casualty of the civil war has killed more than 70,000...

  • Historic Damascus synagogue looted and burned

    March 31, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    The 2,000-year-old Jobar Synagogue in the Syrian capital of Damascus was looted and burned to the ground.

    The Syrian army loyal to President Bashar Assad and rebel forces are blaming each other for the destruction of the historic synagogue, according to reports on Sunday.

    The...

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