SYRIA AND WAR

Syria’s heritage in ruins: before-and-after pictures

  The war in Syria has claimed more than 130,000 lives and, as these images reveal, it is also laying waste to its historic buildings and Unesco-listed sites   Umayyad mosque, Aleppo – pictured in 2012, before fighting destroyed it in 2013. Photograph: Alamy They were sleepy tree-lined boulevards where people lived and worked, time-worn […]