CNN: Armenian Genocide Memorial in Syria among 19 priceless monuments lost in conflict
CNN: Armenian Genocide Memorial in Syria among 19 priceless monuments lost in conflict –
Armradio – The CNN presents the 19 priceless monuments lost in conflict. These include: The Great Mosque of Samarra; The Buddhas of Bayman, Afghanistan; the Ancient city of Bosra, Syria; the Great Mosque of Aleppo, Syria; Norias of Hama, Syria; Citadel of Aleppo, Syria; Aleppo Souk, Syria; Deir ez-Zor Bridge, Syria; Nimrud, Iraq; Crac des Chevaliers, Syria; Jonah’s Tomp, Iraq; Khaled ibn Walid Mosque, Syria; Palmyra, Syria; Armenian Genocide Museum, Syria; Cyrene, Libya; Museum of Islamic Art, Egypt; Quaid e Azam residency, Pakistan; Al-Omari Mosque, Gaza; ‘Old Beirut’
The Armenian Genocide Memorial Church complex in Deir ez-Zor was destroyed by ISIS in 2014. Memorial encompassed the church (also known as Saint Martyrs Church), a genocide memorial and a genocide museum. It was built between 1989 and 1990 and consecrated in 1991.