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The Mill of Seven in Homs .. Dating to the sixth century

The Mill of Seven in Homs which dates back to the  sixth century is  one of the civilizational monuments that  reflects the city's distinct identity, especially as it was built of basaltic stone.

During a seminar hosted by the city's cultural center, Eng. Abdul Hadi Al-Najjar, a member of the Historical Society in Homs, explained that the seven mill, which is located on the Orontes River, west of the city was constructed in 1459 and it still maintains its outside shape as one of the few remaining models that are in good condition in terms of installations and structures that operate on the hydraulic principle on the Orontes River.

Nebo Temple historical mix two civilizations

The Archaeological Temple of Nebo is one of the important temples in the city of Palmyra which took an architectural form different from the rest of the temples in the Bride of the Desert (Palmyra).


The temple, which was devoted to the God of Wisdom and knowledge of the Babylonians, and whose worship spread in the Levant dates back to the second century AD and is located in the center of the archaeological site of the temple. It was discovered in 1960 when a French archaeological mission excavated it.

Visitors of different nationalities call on international organizations to contribute to rebuilding what has been destroyed by the enemies of humanity in Palmyra

A foreign tourist group visited the city of Palmyra today and witnessed the ruins  and devastation of the city's archaeological and historical monuments due to the terrorist attacks of ISIS.

The tourist group, which includes people of different nationalities, visited the ancient city,  Palmyra National Museum, the famous Temple of Belle, the columns Street and the historical theater, the most prominent archaeological sites, and documented the destruction and devastation of the city's landmarks and tourist facilities due to terrorism.

Archaeological palaces in Qanawat ... a unique architectural model and a living witness to the ancient civilization

Al-Sweida, (ST)- Archaeological palaces in the town of Qanawat in the city of al-Sweida are considered the most extensive monuments of the town and one of the most prominent archaeological evidence till our days. The  height of its original facade is  still as it was in ancient times.

The palaces include several important overlapping religious buildings ( like temples) that go back to successive eras and extend to the west, including a wide square which confined between the gates of the ancient  city and the palaces. Most likely it was the city's market at that time.

Two international conferences recommend that Palmyra archeological site must be preserved

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Participants in the two international conferences on Palmyra held in the cities of Lausanne and Paris have recommended that Palmyra, the world heritage site, must be preserved and that its condition should be monitored before any renovation activities.

The two conferences were sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).