Weekly Report 105–106
August 3, 2016 – August 18, 2016 | Read the Report

• US-led coalition airstrikes have destroyed or damaged many buildings on the Mosul University campus, some of which were reportedly being used by ISIL militants (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0026).

• ISIL militants reportedly destroyed a 10th-century CE Syrian Orthodox Church in Mosul, Ninawa Governorate in order to expand a nearby mosque (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0027).

• New video footage shows damage to a mosque in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate, reportedly the result of a SARG airstrike earlier in 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0120).

• Video footage shows the current status of a historic bath complex and mosque in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate following the expulsion of ISIL militants from the city (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0121).

• Video footage shows mortar fire striking the minarets of two mosques in Daraya, Rif Dimashq Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0122).

• A SARG airstrike reportedly damaged a 12th-century CE mosque in Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0123).

• SARG forces allegedly detonated explosives on the Citadel of Aleppo, damaging fortification walls and the Citadel Museum (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0124).

• DGAM reports looting at several archaeological sites in the al-Hawl region of al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0125).

• Alleged Russian airstrike damaged a church in the city of Idlib (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0126).

• A SARG airstrike allegedly damaged a mosque in Teir Ma’ala, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0127).

• Reported SARG airstrikes damaged two mosques in the city of Idlib (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0128).

• A Russian airstrike allegedly damaged a mosque in Anadan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0129).

• Video footage shows IDPs living in the ruins of Byzantine buildings in Bariqa, Quneitra Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0130).

• SARG or Russian airstrikes allegedly destroyed a cultural center and a mosque in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0131).



Weekly Report 103–104
July 20, 2016 – August 2, 2016 | Read the Report

• Construction of a multi-lane road and irrigation trench through a section of the ancient site of Nineveh in ISIL-occupied Mosul was completed in June 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0097 UPDATE).

• New looting tunnels have been identified at the site of Nineveh using DigitalGlobe satellite imagery (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010 UPDATE).

• Iraqi Government airstrikes reportedly damaged several mosques in Fallujah, al-Anbar Governorate between 2014 and 2016, before the start of the campaign to retake the city from ISIL militants in May 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0024).

• Iraqi Government airstrikes allegedly destroyed al-Habib Muhammad Mosque in Hit District, al-Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0025).

• Local activist groups published new photographs of damage to al-Fatah Mosque in Manbij, Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0104 UPDATE).

• Local activist published new videos of damage to a cemetery and mosque in Kafr Hamra, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0108 UPDATE).

• An ARA News article provided more details of the July 17-18, 2016 attack on Mar Sharbel Syrian Orthodox Church in the village of al-Witwitiyah, al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0108 UPDATE).

• A Russian airstrike allegedly damaged Musaib bin Umeer Mosque in al-Tabqa, Raqqa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0111).

• SARG and Russian airstrikes allegedly damaged seven mosques in the city of Idlib on July 22, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0112).

• A SARG helicopter allegedly dropped a barrel bomb on a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades damaged a second mosque in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0113).

• The DGAM reported severe damage to the entrance of the Aleppo Museum in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0114).

• A SARG airstrike allegedly damaged Aqil ibn Abi Talib Mosque in the suburbs of Damascus (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0115).

• Mortar fire allegedly originating from opposition territory struck and damaged a restaurant located in an historic building in the Old City of Damascus (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0116).

• Two ISIL suicide bombings damaged Qasemo Mosque in al-Qamishli, al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0117).

• A SARG airstrike allegedly damaged al-Sheikh Khalil Mosque in the city of Daraa (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0118).

• SARG airstrikes reportedly hit the Byzantine site of Shinsharah in Idlib Governorate, causing unknown damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0119).



Weekly Report 101–102
July 6, 2016 – July 19, 2016 | Read the Report

• New photographs from Fallujah, al-Anbar Governorate reveal damage to three mosques (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0019 UPDATE).

• Members of the Popular Mobilization Forces are accused of damaging at least six mosques in Fallujah following the recapture of the city from ISIL militants (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0022).

• ISIL militants allegedly attacked the Mausoleum of Sayyid Muhammad bin Ali al-Hadi in Balad, Salah ad Din Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0023).

• Unknown attackers firebombed and vandalized Mar Sharbel Syrian Orthodox Church in al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0010).

• New video footage shows damage to al-Bara bin Malek Mosque in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0071 UPDATE).

• New video footage shows damage to Abu Bakr al-Sideiq Mosque in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0082 UPDATE).

• New video footage has emerged of damage to Khaled bin al-Walid Mosque in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0092 UPDATE).

• New videos and photographs of damage to four mosques in Hreitan have been published on Youtube and Instagram (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0102).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged al-Musafir Mosque in Ghernata, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0103).

• At least eight mosques in Manbij were damaged between January 2014 and July 2016, allegedly by ISIL militants, Syrian Democratic Forces, and US-led coalition airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0104).

• The National Museum of Aleppo was severely damaged by shelling (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0105).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged Omar bin al-Khattab Mosque in Deir ez Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0106).

• The DGAM discovered several large looting tunnels at Tell Taban in al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0107).

• Alleged Russian airstrikes damaged a cemetery and Abu Bakr al-Sidiq Mosque in Kafr Hamra, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0108).

• Alleged SARG and Russian shelling damaged four mosques in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0109).



Weekly Report 99–100
June 22, 2016 – July 5, 2016 | Read the Report

• At least 15 mosques in the city of Fallujah, Anbar Governorate were damaged or occupied by military forces between May 22 (the beginning of the recapture of Fallujah from ISIL militants) and June 28, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0019).

• A suicide bomber targeted the Sunni al-Nour Mosque in Abu Ghraib District, Baghdad Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0020).

• An ISIL suicide bomber targeted the Shiite Imam Ahmad Shrine in Tuz Kharmutu, Salah ad Din Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0021).

• A newly released ISIL propaganda video shows the destruction of Palmyrene artifacts and mummies at the Palmyra Museum (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0043 UPDATE).

• New DigitalGlobe satellite imagery indicates the Russian military presence within the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra has decreased (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0065 UPDATE).

• Further analysis of the airstrike damage to the Byzantine site of Qalaat Semaan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0094 UPDATE).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged two mosques in al-Bara, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0095).

• Alleged SARG and Russian airstrikes damaged al-Iman Mosque in Quriyah, Deir ez Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0096).

• Alleged US-led coalition airstrikes damaged a mosque and Sufi tomb in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0097).

• An alleged SARG airstrike damaged al-Foqani Mosque in Hbit, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0098).

• Alleged SARG and Russian airstrikes damaged five mosques in Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0099).

• Alleged SARG and opposition shelling damaged three mosques in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0100).

• Alleged opposition shelling damaged St. Demetrius Church in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0101).



Weekly Report 97–98
June 8, 2016 – June 21, 2016 | Read the Report

• Recent DigitalGlobe satellite imagery shows the complete destruction of the Nergal Gate at the archaeological site of Nineveh, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010 UPDATE).

• Update on the Southwest Palace of Sennacherib at Nineveh, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0013 UPDATE).

• New information shows two additional mosques were damaged (allegedly by the Popular Mobilization Front) in al-Karmah District, al-Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0015 UPDATE).

• Members of the Shia Popular Mobilization Front allegedly damaged a mosque in al-Saqlawiyah, al-Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0018).

• Video footage published by the ISIL-affiliated Amaq News Agency shows recruitment of men by ISIL militants in two mosques in Manbij, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0085).

• Alleged SARG barrel bombs severely damaged al-Mustafa Mosque in Daraya, Rif Dimashq Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0086).

• SARG and Russian airstrikes allegedly damaged three mosques in the city of Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0087).

• An alleged SARG airstrike damaged al-Masri Mosque in Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0088).

• An alleged Russian airstrike damaged al-Kabir Mosque in Urum al-Kubra, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0089).

• An alleged SARG airstrike damaged al-Rahman Mosque in Idlib, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0090).

• An alleged US-led coalition airstrike allegedly damaged Abu Bakr al-Sidiq Mosque in Tilalyan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0091).

• Newly published video footage shows damage to Khaled Bin al-Walid Mosque in Hraitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0092).

• New DigitalGlobe satellite imagery shows ongoing illegal excavations at the archaeological site of Apamea, Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0093).

• An alleged SARG airstrikes caused unspecified damage to Qalaat Semaan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0094). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a report on the damage.



Weekly Report 95–96
May 25, 2016 – June 7, 2016 | Read the Report

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery and new photographs demonstrate the continued expansion of the Russian military base within the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0065 UPDATE).

• New video footage reveals extensive damage to al-Kabir Mosque in Daraya, Rif Dimashq Governorate. Alleged SARG shelling damaged al-Huda Mosque in Khan al-Sheih, Rif Dimashq Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0072).

• A car bombing and alleged SARG airstrikes damaged six mosques in the city of Idlib, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0073).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged four mosques in Sukhna, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0074).

• Ongoing alleged SARG and Russian airstrikes damaged Amer Abu Obaida Ibn al-Jarah Mosque and Hamza bin Abd al-Muttaleb Mosque in Anadan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0075).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged Saad bin Mouath Mosque in Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0076).

• Alleged US-led coalition airstrikes caused undetermined damage to al-Halisat Mosque in Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0077).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes caused extensive damage to al-Kabir Mosque in Ma’arat Misreen, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0078).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes severely damaged Abu Bakr al-Sedeiq Mosque in Theiban, Deir ez-Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0079).

• Alleged Russian airstrikes damaged al-Farouq Mosque in Daret Izzah, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0080).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged Hamza bin Abd al-Muttaleb Mosque in Hayan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0081).

• An alleged SARG barrel bombing damaged Abu Bakr al-Sedeiq Mosque in Hreitan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0082).

• Alleged SARG and Russian airstrikes damaged Jaafar bin Abi Taleb Mosque and Sahib bin Sinan al-Roumi Mosque in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0083).

• Alleged Opposition shelling damaged the Armenian Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity and Our Lady of Joy Armenian School in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0084).

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery confirms reported damage to al-Farouq Mosque in Kubaysa, Anbar Governorate by suspected US-led coalition airstrikes in March 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0008 UPDATE).

• New video footage released by ISIL shows destruction and damage to the Adad, Mashki, and Nergal Gates at Nineveh, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010 UPDATE).

• The Shia Popular Mobilization Front allegedly destroyed al-Kabir Mosque and Ibrahim al-Hassoun Mosque in Karmah, Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0015).

• Probable US-led coalition airstrikes damaged al-Mudallal Mosque in Fallujah, Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0016).

• New video footage released by ISIL shows the destruction of part of the Temple of Nabu at Nimrud, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0017).



Weekly Report 93–94
May 11, 2016 – May 24, 2016 | Read the Report

• Aerial bombardment shows ongoing airstrikes in the vicinity of al-Kabir Mosque in the village of Deir al-Asafir, Damascus Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0009 UPDATE).

• New footage reveals the extent of damage to the Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Tel Nasri, Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0032).

• A Russian military base has been constructed within the Northern Necropolis at Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0065).

• Airstrikes damage UNESCO World Heritage Site Deir Semaan in Deir Semaan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0066). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a report on the damage.

• Ongoing airstrikes damage Al Kabir Mosque in the town of As-Sukhna, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0067).

• Mortar shells struck and damaged the St. George Church in the city of Hasakah, Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0068).

• Alleged SARG barrel bombs damage Abi bin Abi Talib Mosque in the village of Burj al Qa’ei, Homs Governorate, Syria (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0069).

• Airstrikes struck and damaged the fence of the Idlib Museum in the city of Idlib, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0070).

• Suspected Russian airstrikes damage Al Bara bin Malek Mosque, Ammar Bin Yasser Mosque, Salah ad Din Mosque, and Khalid Ibn Al-Walid Mosque in and around the city of Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0071).

• New ISIL propaganda photographs show the destruction of the Mashki and Adad Gates at the ancient city of Nineveh, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010 UPDATE).

• Alleged US-led coalition airstrikes struck and damaged Al-Raqib Mosque in the city of Fallujah, Al Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0014).



Weekly Report 91–92
April 27, 2016 – May 10, 2016 | Read the Report

• New photographs show damage to Abu Bakr al-Sidiq Mosque in Dumeir, Rif Dimashq Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0045 UPDATE).

• Aerial bombardment and clashes between armed groups damaged eight mosques in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0060).

• An alleged SARG airstrike reportedly damaged the Iman Mosque in Deir ez-Zor, Deir ez-Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0061).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damage the Idlib Museum, Al-Jawari Mosque, and Omari Mosque in Idlib, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0062).

• Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged Al-Ma’aara Museum in Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0063). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced two reports on the damage and subsequent cleanup of the museum.

• Alleged SARG airstrike damaged Sheikh Shuayab Mosque in Binnish, Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0064).

• New satellite imagery confirms that ISIL militants have leveled several gates of Nineveh in Mosul, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010 UPDATE).

• New satellite imagery shows ongoing damage to the site of Nineveh, including the ongoing looting and destruction of the Southwest Palace of Sennacherib in Mosul, Ninawa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0013).



Weekly Report 89–90
April 13, 2016 – April 26, 2016 | Read the Report

• A photograph shows damage to al-Saha Mosque in Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0051).

• A church converted into a gym by ISIL militants in Shaddadi, Al Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0052).

• A reported SARG airstrike damaged the al-Gharbi Mosque in Tamanaa, Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0053).

• An alleged SARG airstrike severely damaged the Khaled Bin Al Walid Mosque in al-Eis, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0054).

• SARG forces reportedly occupy the al-Ghoufran Mosque in Damascus, Damascus Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0055).

• An alleged SARG airstrike struck an area near al-Firdous Mosque and a car bomb of unknown origin detonated near al-Nur Mosque in Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0056).

• Reported SARG airstrikes damaged Uthman bin Affan Mosque and al-Nur Mosque, severely damaging both mosques in Ter Maalah, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0057).

• An electrical fire caused severe damage to Suq Asruniyeh, Suq Meskiyeh, and Othman Bank in Old Damascus, Damascus Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0058).

• A reported SARG airstrike damaged the Zaid bin Haritha Mosque in Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate on April 22, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0059).

• ASOR CHI received confirmation that ISIL militants bulldozed several of the ancient gates of Nineveh in Mosul, Ninawa Governorate in mid-April (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0010).

• The Malthai Rock Reliefs located in Dohuk Governorate were vandalized for a second time (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0011).

• Shelling of unknown origin damaged al-Firdous Mosque in Fallujah, Al Anbar Governorate on April 15, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0012).



Weekly Report 87–88
March 30, 2016 – April 12, 2016 | Read the Report

• New video and photographs emerge of Deir Mar Elian Monastery in al-Qaryatayn emerge after pro-regime forces captured the area (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0123 UPDATE).

• New video footage of Bilal Mosque in the city of Tadmor, showing extensive damage, was recorded on April 5, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0160 UPDATE).

• New footage shows ongoing looting at the site of Rafid on April 9, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0004 UPDATE).

• Images from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Palmyra and the museum continue to emerge as civilians gain access the site (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0041 UPDATE and ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0043 UPDATE).

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery of Palmyra from March 30, 2016 shows many more tombs have been destroyed than previously reported (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0044).

• SARG airstrikes damage four mosques in Rif Dimashq Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0045).

• The al-Nur Mosque in the city of Raqqa was damaged, reportedly by US-led coalition airstrikes, on April 1, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0046).

• Looting and illegal excavations in the Bosra Roman ruins continues (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0047).

• The al-Kabir Mosque in the town of Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate was damaged by a car bomb (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0048).

• The Church of the Child Jesus in Tadmor, Homs Governorate was damaged (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0049).

• The Sheikh Saeed Mosque in Saraqib, Idlib Governorate was reportedly damaged by SARG airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0050).



Weekly Report 85–86
March 16, 2016 – March 29, 2016 | Read the Report

• SARG and Russian forces capture Palmyra from ISIL militants, providing the most comprehensive photographic documentation of the historic site and its museum since the ISIL occupation started in May 2015 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0041, SHI 16-0042, and SHI 16-0043).

• The Uthman bin Affan Mosque and Bilal ibn Rabia Mosque in Tadmor, Homs Governorate was damaged, reportedly by Russian airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0039).

• Two sites in the city of Raqqa, a market near Hattin Cemetery and an area near al-Imam al-Nawawi Mosque, were damaged reportedly by Russian airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0038).

• The al-Sayyida Aisha Mosque in the city of Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate was damaged reportedly by Russian airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0040).

• Reportedly damage the Al Aisha Mosque in Mosul, Ninawa Governorate reportedly by US-led Coalition airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0009).



Weekly Report 83–84
March 2, 2016 – March 15, 2016 | Read the Report

• Recent video shows the damage to the al-Kabir Mosque in Hayan, Aleppo Governorate, which was destroyed on February 10, 2016 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0025 UPDATE).

• DGAM reports illegal ongoing excavations at the Dead Cities of Dahes, Babisqa, and Dar Qita in the Jebel Barisha area of Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0034).

• Several sources reported damage to the archaeological area of Palmyra, the Qalaat Shirkuh, and the Sayyeda Khadija Mosque in modern Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0035).

• Video footage shows damage to two churches in Raqqa, which were first damaged in September 2013, which are now occupied by ISIL (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0036).

• A new video of the Abi Thar Al Ghafari Mosque in Tadmor, Homs Governorate, reportedly struck by SARG missiles in December 2015, shows the extent of the damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0160 UPDATE).

• DGAM reports illegal excavation with heavy machinery has caused significant damage at the archaeological site of Tell Ajaja in al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0037).

• Coalition airstrikes caused extensive damage to al-Farouq Mosque in Kubaysah, al-Anbar Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0008).



Weekly Report 81–82
February 17, 2016 – March 1, 2016 | Read the Report

• The Malthai Rock Reliefs in Dahuk were vandalized by graffiti (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0005).

• Two ISIL suicide bombings damaged the Shia Rasul al-Azam Mosque in Baghdad (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0006).

• An ISIL suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque in Muqdadiyah, Diyala Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0007).

• Russian airstrikes damaged the al-Souq Mosque in Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0029).

• Aerial bombardment damages two mosques in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0030).

• A series of four suicide bombings occurred near the Shrine of Sayyida Zainab in Damascus Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0031).

• ISIL militants damaged or destroyed at least 19 Assyrian churches along the Khabur River in Hasakah Governorate since early 2015 (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0032).

• Russian airstrikes damaged a mosque in Dar Ta’izzah, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0033).

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced two condition assessments on heritage assets in Jaradeh and Serjilla in Idlib Governorate (Appended TDA Reports #1 and #2).

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative also conducted a rapid site assessment to document damage caused by Russian airstrikes around the site of Ebla (Appended TDA Report #3).



Weekly Report 79–80
February 3, 2016 – February 16, 2016 | Read the Report

• Recent photographs and video of the Aleppo Citadel show the severity of the damage to the area (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0018).

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced a report on the damage to the Al Adiliah Mosque located southwest of the Aleppo Citadel (Appended TDA Report).

• Russian airstrikes damage the al-Hamza Mosque in Anadan, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0019).

• SARG airstrikes damage the Sidiq Mosque in Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0020).

• The Raqqa Cultural Center in Raqqa Governorate hit by airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0021).

• Russian bombardment damages the Al-Khayrat Mosque in Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0022).

• DGAM shows evidence of damage to Qalaat Saladin in Latakia Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0023).

• SARG airstrikes damage the al-Farooq Mosque in Masqan (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0024) and the Al-Kabir Mosque in Hayyan (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0025) in Aleppo Governorate.

• SARG missiles allegedly damage columns in the Roman theater in Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0026).

• DigitalGlobe imagery shows Nineveh (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0097 UPDATE) and the Nebi Yunus Mosque Complex (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0004) in Mosul further damaged by development.

• SARG airstrikes damage the Al-Nasr Mosque in Gharnata, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0027).

• SARG bombardment damages the Abu Bakr al-Sideiq in Kafr Zaita, Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0028).

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced two reports on the archaeological site of Apamea, Idlib Governorate (Appended TDA Report).



Weekly Report 77–78
January 20, 2016 – February 2, 2016 | Read the Report

• An intentional fire caused extensive damage to Imam Hassan Shrine in the district of Laylan, southeast of the city of Kirkuk, Kirkuk Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0003).

• Suspected Russian airstrikes damaged Al Nour Mosque in the town of Al Boleel, Deir ez-Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0012).

• DGAM reported structural damage to the Daraa National Museum caused by mortar shells fired by armed groups (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0013).

• Regime and Russian airstrikes cause damage to Hinni Mosque in the Old City of Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0014).

• Russian airstrikes damaged Abu Bakr Al Sedeiq Mosque in the city of Al Bab, Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0015).

• Regime airstrikes caused damage to five columns in the archaeological site of Palmyra, Homs Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0016).

• ISIL carried out three bombings near the Sayyida Zeinab Shrine, Damascus Governorate, causing no reported damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0017).

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced two reports on the Al-Ma’aara Museum and the Citadel in the city of Ma’arat al-Numan, Idlib Governorate (Appended TDA Reports).



Weekly Report 75–76
January 6, 2016 – January 19, 2016 | Read the Report

• Shia militias attacked several Sunni mosques in the city of Muqdadiya, Diyala Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0002).

• Russian airstrikes damaged the interior of Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque in Bayanoun Town in Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0002).

• Suspected Russian airstrikes damaged two mosques in Aleppo city including the Abdullah bin Abbas Mosque and the Agha Jaq Mosque (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0003).

• DGAM reported illegal excavation, looting, and illegal construction in Quneitra Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0004).

• Regime airstrikes damaged the Aisha Mosque in the city of Deir ez-Zor (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0005).

• Regime shelling severely damaged Al Hadi Mosque in Babeis Town in Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0006).

• Suspected Russian airstrikes damaged al-Kabir Mosque in Mu’arrassat al Khan Town in Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0007).

• Regime airstrikes targeted Al Kabir Mosque in Al Mouzra village in Idlib Governorate, causing severe damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0008).

• Regime warplanes fired missiles on al-Kabir Mosque in Deir al-Asafir village in Damascus Governorate, causing severe damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0009).

• Regime shelling damaged an unidentified mosque in Zamalka in Damascus Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0010).

• Opposition forces shelled the First Armenian Evangelical Church of Emmanuel in Azizeyah Neighborhood in Aleppo City in Aleppo Governorate, causing severe damage (ASOR CHI Incident Report 16-0011).



Weekly Report 73–74
December 23, 2015 – January 5, 2016 | Read the Report

• ISIL forced prisoners to destroy cemeteries in Mosul (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0101)

• The Bosra al-Sham Department of Antiquities posted additional photographs of the damage to the citadel caused by recent SARG barrel bombings (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0166 UPDATE)

• Russian airstrikes damaged or destroyed a mosque in Kansafra, Jebel Zawiya in Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0169)

• Regime forces severely damaged the Al Turkman Mosque in Jisr Al Shoughour city in Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0170). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a report on the damage

• Russian airstrikes caused severe damage to Batul Mosque in the Zebdiya neighborhood of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0171)

• ISIL bombed ten Assyrian homes and a monastery in the village of Tel Keppe in northern Iraq (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0102)

• ISIL destroyed and looted multiple sites to create military positions against Iraqi forces around the ancient site of Qalat Sharqat, also known as Ashur (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0103)

• The Omar bin al-Khattab Mosque in Ma’arat el-Artiq in Aleppo Governorate was damaged by a Russian airstrike (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 16-0001)

• Three Sunni mosques in Iraq, including the Ammar bin Yasser Mosque and al-Fath al-Mubeen/Fateh Mosque in Babil Governorate, were bombed and partially destroyed (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 16-0001)



Weekly Report 71–72
December 9, 2015 – December 22, 2015 | Read the Report

• Iraqi armed forces continue their efforts to retake the city of Ramadi from ISIL militants

• The Al Kabir Mosque in Hamima near Aleppo was damaged by airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0158).

• Sheikh Yassine Mosque in the village of Al Najiyeh in Idlib Governorate was damaged by airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0159). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a brief, illustrated report on the damage to the site

• An ISIL-affiliated suicide bomber attacked the Ahlu al-Baiyt Mosque in Baghdad (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0100)

• Airstrikes land near the Mosque Tekkiye al-Suleimaniye and National Museum of Damascus (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0161)

• SARG airstrikes cause partial damage to the Bilal Mosque and Abi Thar Al Ghafari Mosque in Tadmor, Syria (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0160)

• The DGAM reports on-going illegal excavations, construction, and vandalism in several Dead Cities (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0162)

• The DGAM reports ongoing illegal excavation at sites in southern Quneitra, particularly at Majduliyah (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0163)

• Airstrikes damage the Al Kabir Mosque and Al Zawyeh Mosque in Saraqib in Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0164). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a brief, illustrated report on the damage to the Al Zawyeh Mosque in Saraqib

• The DGAM reports ongoing illegal excavation at sites in Jebel Wastani, in particular that of Kefert Aqab in Idlib Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0165)

• The Bosra al-Sham Department of Antiquities reported that SARG forces dropped barrel bombs on the Ayyubid Citadel and Roman Theater in Bosra (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0166)

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery shows ongoing military occupation of Tell Jifar near Apamea (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0167) in Hama Governorate and Tell Jindires in the Aleppo countryside (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0168)



Weekly Report 69–70
November 25, 2015 – December 8, 2015 | Read the Report

• A report by The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative details to Ebla in Syria (ASOR CHI Incidient Report SHI 15-0150 and Appended TDA Report)

• In-country sources in Syria report on the condition of Tell al-Atarib in Aleppo Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0151) and the Tomb of Omar Bin Abdul Aziz in Hama Governorate (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0152)

• ISIL releases video of executions at Qaalat al-­‐Rahbeh (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-­0153)

• Russian airstrikes and clashes between ISIL militants and pro-­‐Assad forces in and near Tadmor/Palmyra cause extensive damage in the area (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-­0155)

• SARG airstrikes continue in the governorates of Damascus, and Homs

• Russian airstrikes continue in the governorates of Aleppo, Damascus, Hama, Homs, Idlib, and Latakia

• Religious heritage sites were damaged by airstrikes in the regions of Hama (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-­‐0154), Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-­‐0156), and Idlib (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-­‐0157)

• Ongoing airstrikes on the city of Aleppo, including portions of the Old City, caused extensive damage and high civilian casualties.



Weekly Report 67–68
November 11, 2015 – November 24, 2015 | Read the Report

• ASOR CHI in-country sources report that the Great Mosque of Maraat Al-Numan was damaged by airstrikes

• A tunnel bomb damaged the main entrance to the Aleppo Citadel and the immediately adjacent Khan al-Shouna (var. Shouneh, Shoune)

• The Raqqa Museum was reportedly struck by Russian airstrikes

• ASOR CHI in-country sources report new roads are being constructed within the walls of ancient Nineveh

• A suicide bomber attacked a Shia mosque in Sadr City outside Baghdad

• Gunmen blew up the Abu Hanifa Mosque in Muqdadiyah

• Syrian military forces, with the assistance of Russian airstrikes and pro-government forces, advance towards Palmyra

• Russian airstrikes continue as French forces begin intensive bombing campaigns in the wake of a terrorist attack in Paris, which also resulted in an expansion of US targets to include oil fields and tanker truck convoys



Weekly Report 65–66
October 28, 2015 – November 10, 2015 | Read the Report

• Russia conducted airstrikes near the archaeological sites of Palmyra in Homs Governorate at Tell al-Hara in Daraa Governorate

• Newly-released DigitalGlobe satellite imagery reveals evidence of conflict-related looting at the site of Rasha el-Qibliye

• The DGAM reported damage to the site of Al Bara, which forms part of the Dead Cities region of Syria (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0146). The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative has produced a report on the damage as well

• On November 8, the DGAM reported that some media outlets had released information on an alleged tunnel bombing west of the main (south) entrance of the Aleppo Citadel. The DGAM’s regional office in Aleppo later verified the report and localized the damage to the open area between the Citadel’s main gate and the Khan Shouneh. ASOR CHI is currently gathering additional details



Weekly Report 63–64
October 14, 2015 – October 27, 2015 | Read the Report

• The DGAM reports illicit excavation at multiple sites in southern Quneitra Governorate of Syria

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery shows new constructions built near the site of Heraqla

• The DGAM reports looting and damage at multiple sites in Hama Governorate of Syria

• ISIL executes three captives tied to the Colonnaded Street in ancient Palmyra, Syria



Weekly Report 61–62
September 30, 2015 – October 13, 2015 | Read the Report

• Ongoing looting at the site of Tell Bezzam and in the Dier ez-Zor region

• Russian airstrikes allegedly struck multiple sites in the Dead Cities region. The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative report details damage to Shinshara

• ISIL advances into rebel held areas of Syria in the wake of the Russian air campaign in support of SARG forces

• ISIL intentionally destroys the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, Syria

• ISIL supporters demolish the Abdullah ibn Mubarak Shrine and Mosque in Hit, Iraq



Weekly Report 59–60
September 16, 2015 – September 29, 2015 | Read the Report

• A barrel bomb was detonated at the citadel of Bosra (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0133)

• Airstrikes against ISIL military targets in the Tadmor area damaged the Citadel of Palmyra (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0134)

• Satellite imagery shows ongoing looting at the site of Tell Bi’aa (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0131), damage around the city of Raqqa (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0132), and development within the walls of Nineveh in Mosul (ASOR CHI Incident Report IHI 15-0095)

• The Ayyubid Citadel at the Anicet City of Bosra was damaged by a barrel bomb (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0133)

• SARG airstrikes may have damaged the Citadel of Palmyra (ASOR CHI Incident Report SHI 15-0134)



Weekly Report 57–58
September 2, 2015 – September 15, 2015 | Read the Report

• New evidence of undocumented destruction in the Valley of the Tombs at Palmyra

• Ongoing looting and militarization at the site of Apamea and at Tell Houach

• New propaganda from ISIL was released, depicting the destruction of the Deir Mar Elian monastery, the Baalshamin Temple, and the Temple of Bel

• DigitalGlobe satellite imagery confirms the extent of damage to the Baalshamin and Temple of Bel

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced a report on the damage to sites in the Manbej and Jarablus regions



Weekly Report 55–56
August 18, 2015 – September 1, 2015 | Read the Report

• The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative produced a report on the damage to the Khan Assaad Pasha

• New information on the damage to the German storehouse at Tell Chuera

• Decorative reliefs a the Nineveh Obrawi Hotel defaced by ISIL militants

• Airstrike damage to the Tadmor Museum was reported

• ISIL-affiliates attacked Islamic shrines and cemeteries in Hama, al-Hasakah, and ar-Raqqa Governorates, Baalshamin Temple, the Temple of Bel, the Abu Bakr Mosque, Jabal Simeon Park, and the The Dier Mar Elian Monastery in Homs Governorate

• APSA reports looting at Tell Adeh in Idlib

• Turkish customs officials confiscated 3,300 Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman artifacts discovered in a truck at Istanbul's Pendik port



Weekly Report 53–54
August 18, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL executes Khalid al‐Assad, former Director of Palmyra Antiquities

• Qassem Abdullah Yahya killed in a rocket attack on the Damascus Citadel

• Substantial damage to the Khan Assad Pasha in Maarat al‐Nu’man

• Daraa National Museum continues to suffer combat damage

• Airstrike damage to the Tadmor Museum was reported

• ISIL’s posts 19 photos showing Sufi shrine & grave destruction (Fallujah)



Weekly Report 51–52
August 4, 2015 | Read the Report

• Airstrike damaged the German Expedition headquarters at Tell Chuera

• Syrian rebels detonated tunnel bombs near the Old City of Aleppo



Weekly Report 50
July 21, 2015 | Read the Report

• New photos showing the current condition of the the Fakhr al‐Din al‐Maani Castle

• ISIL prisoners destroy tombstones in the town of al‐ Mayadin

• New information on heritage damage in Marbaa

• ISIL militants destroyed a Yezidi shrine in the town of Gabara

• ISIL demolished the Olympic Stadium in Ramadi, Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq



Weekly Report 49
July 14, 2015 | Read the Report

• The Aleppo Citadel sustained severe damage after a tunnel bomb was detonated beneath the northeastern fortification wall



Weekly Report 47–48
July 7, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL militants destroyed Palmyrene funerary sculptures in Manbij

• ISIL release video of mass execution of SARG military personnel in Palmyra

• Reported damage to sites caused by military clashes in the area of Zabadani

• The Daraa Museum suffered minor damage during military combat

• Reports in Iraq of the destruction of the Tomb of Imam Ismail south of Kirkuk



Weekly Report 46
June 23, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL militants planting explosive devices among the architecture of Palmyra

• ISIL destroyed the Shia Shrine of Sheikh Mohammad ibn ‘Ali

• ISIL destroyed the Tomb and shrine of Shagaf/Nizar Abu Behaeddine

• ISIL destroyed modern graves in the cemeteries of Tadmor, Syriaine

• UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport, announced the UK will ratify the 1954 Hague Convention



Weekly Report 45
June 16, 2015 | Read the Report

• SARG targeting of Ma’arat al‐Nu’man museum and areas within Palmyra and Aleppo

• ISIL destruction at Assur was confirmed using high‐resolution satellite imagery

• YPG advances on Tell Abyad in Syria could sever ISIL overland routes to Turkey



Weekly Report 44
June 9, 2015 | Read the Report

• Unconfirmed reports of looting and destruction by ISIL at Palmyra in Syria

• Unconfirmed reports of deliberate destruction by ISIL at Assur in Iraq

• Unconfirmed reports of deliberate destruction by ISIL of religious sites in Iraq

• Critics cite imbalance in media coverage of heritage relative to other humanitarian issues



Weekly Report 42–43
June 2, 2015 | Read the Report

• U.S. House passed H.R. 1493 Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

• U.S. Department of State and UNESCO held a Stakeholders Roundtable in Paris

• Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk 2015 Update launched

• Reports of ISIL intentional destructions at UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ashur in Iraq

• ISIL captured Syrian city of Tadmor and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Palmyra

• Severe combat damage in main theaters of military action in Syria and Iraq



Weekly Report 41
May 19, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL now controls Tadmor and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Palmyra in Syria

• ISIL now controls provincial capital city of Ramadi in Iraq

• Ten countries in the Middle East and North Africa have announced “Cairo Declaration”



Weekly Report 40
May 12, 2015 | Read the Report

• Severe damage in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient City of Aleppo

• Media focuses on antiquities looting/trafficking and heritage destruction in conflict zone



Weekly Report 39
May 5, 2015 | Read the Report

• Urban warfare the leading cause of reported damage in Syria

• Reported damage in northern Iraq decreases markedly

• Media reports focus attention on the looting, trafficking, and sale of antiquities

• New incident reports for earlier ISIL deliberate destruction events in northern Iraq



Weekly Report 38
April 27, 2015 | Read the Report

• Multiple tunnel bombs and barrel bombs detonated in Jdeidah quarter of Aleppo

• New data on looting of Tell Sabi Abyad storehouses

• Evidence of purported ISIL-issued licenses to loot archaeological sites

• House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed H.R. 1493

• Reports on heritage damage in the south of Syria



Weekly Report 37
April 20, 2015 | Read the Report

• DGAM posted heritage damage report for January–March 2015



Weekly Report 36
April 13, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL released video showing deliberate destruction of Northwest Palace at Nimrud, Iraq

• DGAM released Quarterly Report (Jan. 1–March 31, 2015) on heritage damage in Syria



Weekly Report 35
April 6, 2015 | Read the Report

• Combat-related damage in Idlib, Hama, and Daraa Governorates in Syria

• Idlib Museum collections at risk, following seizure of the city by Jaish al-Fatah

• ISIL continued its campaign of performative deliberate destructions in Iraq

• ISIL video showing deliberate destruction at UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hatra



Weekly Report 34
March 30, 2015 | Read the Report

• Satellite imagery reveals probable evidence for intentional destruction at Nimrud

• Idlib Museum threatened by recent capture of the city by rebel forces

• UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient City of Bosra captured by rebel forces

• Looting at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient City of Palmyra



Weekly Report 33
March 23, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL continues campaign of performative deliberate destructions in N Iraq and Syria

• Survey confirms claims of ubiquitous looting in the Raqqa area facilitated by ISIL

• Two credible but unverified reports of tunnel bomb detonations in Aleppo



Weekly Report 32
March 16, 2015 | Read the Report

• Two tunnel bombs allegedly detonated in Ancient City of Aleppo

• Many reports of intentional destruction by ISIL in northern Iraq remain unconfirmed



Weekly Report 31
March 9, 2015 | Read the Report

• Alleged ISIL deliberate destructions at Nimrud, Hatra, Khorsabad, and Assur

• More detail about ISIL deliberate destructions at Mosul Museum and Nineveh

• ISIL reportedly destroys Hamou Qado Mosque in Mosul

• ISIL reportedly destroys Mosque of Sheikh Mohammad al-Abariqi in Mosul

• Damage to al-Dalati Mosque in Homs

• Damage to Haron Dada Mosque and Bimaristan Arghun al-Kamili in Aleppo



Weekly Report 30
March 2, 2015 | Read the Report

• ISIL video shows intentional destruction of antiquities at Mosul Museum and Nineveh

• ISIL burns large numbers of books from Mosul’s libraries

• Damage to sites in northern Iraq in the Nineveh and Salah ad-Din Provinces

• ISIL reportedly destroys al-Khidr Mosque in Mosul

• Update about damage to the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus



Weekly Report 29
February 23, 2015 | Read the Report

• Turkish Armed Forces enter northern Syria to “relocate” Tomb of Süleyman Şah

• Syrian Regime’s 2015 southern campaign jeopardizes heritage in Syria’s Hauran Plain

• British House of Commons debates destruction and looting of sites in Syria and Iraq



Weekly Report 28
February 16, 2015 | Read the Report

• UN adopts resolution to “impair, isolate and incapacitate” ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusrah

• Archaeological sites in rural areas are being damaged by looting and agriculture

• Satellite imagery shows damage and cross-border trafficking in Tell Abyad district

• Satellite imagery confirms DGAM reports of damage to Resafa (Sergiopolis)



Weekly Report 26–27
February 9, 2015 | Read the Report

• Comparison reveals underreporting of damage by the DGAM in certain areas

• Satellite imagery reveals large-scale looting and earthmoving at Tell Bi’a

• Damage rates have increased in Damascus, Aleppo, and the Dead Cities region

• ISIL deliberately destroyed library collections in Mosul’s Central Library system



Weekly Report 25
January 26, 2015 | Read the Report

• New analysis of 740 archaeological sites using satellite imagery released

• Jabhat Ansar al-Din and Jabhat al-Nusra cite Sharia Court sanction for destruction

• ISIL video showing deliberate destruction of religious sites in Iraq



Weekly Report 24
January 20, 2015 | Read the Report

• Increasing evidence for deliberate destructions of religious heritage by ISIL

• Tombs of Sheikh Mohammad Nabhan and his family destroyed in Aleppo

• Updated damage list posted by Ross Burns’ Monuments of Syria website

• Armenian Cathedral in Aleppo deliberately targeted by Islamic Front

• Unconfirmed reports of deliberate destructions in Mosul by ISIL



Weekly Report 23
January 12, 2015 | Read the Report

• Tunnel bomb in Aleppo destroyed Khan at-Tutun and As-Sinjir Mosque

• Mausoleum of Imam Nawawi in Nawa destroyed by Jabhat al-Nusra



Weekly Report 21–22
January 5, 2015 | Read the Report

• Tunnel bombs detonated in the Ancient City of Aleppo

• DGAM publishes new report on heritage damage

• DGAM reports damage to Dura Europos

• DGAM may be over-attributing damage to looting



Weekly Report 20
December 22, 2014 | Read the Report

• Militarization & damage to the Ancient City of Palmyra

• DGAM to implement inventory and remediation projects

• Combat damage in the Ancient City of Aleppo

• Destruction of Sufi shrines by ISIL

• Combat damage to the Madrasa Firdows in Aleppo



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December 15, 2014

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December 8, 2014

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December 1, 2014

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November 17, 2014

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November 10, 2014

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November 3, 2014

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October 27, 2014

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October 20, 2014

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October 13, 2014

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October 6, 2014

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September 29, 2014

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September 22, 2014

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September 15, 2014

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September 8, 2014

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September 2, 2014

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August 25, 2014

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August 18, 2014

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August 11, 2014

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