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The archaeologist who sacrificed his life to protect the ancient cultural heritage from the Islamic State

sirski arheolog

18.8.2021 – A man  on his knees waiting for his beheading, in July 2015  is the Syrian archaeologist Dr. Khaled al-Asaad, head of excavation in Palmir (Palmyra). Khaled al-Asaad refused to reveal the location of Tadmur’s treasures and antiquities (the modern Palmyra) he had hidden before the arrival of ISIS. Al-Assad was beheaded in the [...]

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Barcelona attack – some facts


18.8.2017-A white van was driven into a crowd on one of Barcelona’s most popular boulevards, Las Ramblas, late on Thursday afternoon. Catalan authorities later announced six bystanders and one police officer were injured in an anti-terror operation in the coastal town of Cambrils, southwest of Barcelona, during which police killed four suspects and injured another, [...]

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Manchester attack


24.5.2017 – British Prime Minister Theresa May announced armed soldiers will be deployed on Britain’s streets and raised the nation’s threat level to critical, the highest possible, as authorities are yet to confirm whether the attacker acted alone. Fear factor enters the UK election: The major parties suspended their election campaigns but the Manchester attack [...]

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Joint statement on the attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport

Istambul attack

Turkey has suffered another tragic terrorist attack on June 28 , this time at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. The attack has killed at least 36 people and injured many others. We extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of all those killed and wish a speedy recovery to the injured. The European Union reiterates [...]

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