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Aleppo’s ‘magical’ Historical Old City has been lost

Aleppo, Syria, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The entire downtown area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And, before the revolution in 2011, the city had a thriving arts and cultural scene. But the war has changed everything. Lina Sergie Attar, a writer and architect who grew up in Aleppo,…


[Photo credits-featured image: Theatre of the Citadel of Aleppo, Syria – By Bernard Gagnon (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons]






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