ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Weekly Report 109–110 (September 1, 2016 – September 15, 2016)

AUTHORS

Michael D. Danti, Allison Cuneo, Susan Penacho, Marina Gabriel, Kyra Kaercher, Jamie O’Connell

Download Report 109–110

Key points from this report:
  • A suicide bomber detonated a device outside a Shia mosque in Mandali, Diyala Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0030).
  • New photographs show the extent of the damage to a mosque in Tadmor, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0160 UPDATE).
  • SARG forces and pro-regime militias allegedly shelled the Ayyubid Citadel in Bosra, Daraa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0138 UPDATE).
  • APSA published images of damage to the ancient city walls near Bab Qinnasrin and Bab Antakya in Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0139).
  • SARG and regime-allied warplanes allegedly struck and damaged four mosques in Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0140).
  • A video allegedly shows an airstrike on a mosque in Arbaeen, Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0141).
  • New video footage shows damage to three mosques in the Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0142).
  • SARG warplanes allegedly fired missiles on three mosques in Daraa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0143).
  • Alleged Russian airstrikes damaged a mosque in Anadan, Aleppo Governorate and video footage shows damage to a mosque in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0144).
  • Reported Russian airstrikes damaged a mosque in Batbo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0145).
  • A STEP News Agency video report shows damage to an ancient site in Huarte, Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0146).
  • New video footage shows damage to two mosques and a cemetery in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0147).

* This report is based on research conducted by the “Syria Preservation Initiative: Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria." Weekly reports reflect reporting from a variety of sources and may contain unverified material. As such, they should be treated as preliminary and subject to change.

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