Michael D. Danti, Cheikhmous Ali, Tate Paulette, Kathryn Franklin, Allison Cuneo, LeeAnn Barnes Gordon, and David Elitzer
Key points from this report:
- In Syria, urban warfare represented the leading cause of reported damage, particularly in Aleppo and Daraa Governorates. (pp. 7–32)
- The level of reported damage in northern Iraq decreased markedly.
- Media reports focused attention on the looting, trafficking, and sale of conflict antiquities from Syria and northern Iraq.
- New incident reports were produced for ISIL deliberate destruction events that took place in northern Iraq prior to the project’s inception. (pp. 33–76)
* 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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