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Historic souk burns in battle for Aleppo – Financial Times

The Guardian Historic souk burns in battle for AleppoFinancial TimesBy Michael Peel in Abu Dhabi Fighting for control of Aleppo, Syria's biggest city, raged on Sunday after a fire in its historic covered market underscored how deepening civil war is … Continue reading

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Aleppo shopkeepers look on as ancient souk burns – AFP

AFP Aleppo shopkeepers look on as ancient souk burnsAFPALEPPO, Syria — A huge plume of black smoke billowed over Aleppo's ancient market quarter on Sunday as fire devoured the wares and wooden fittings of the historic souk of Syria's commercial … Continue reading

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Syria’s Souk up in the flames as country’s heritage at risk – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Syria's Souk up in the flames as country's heritage at riskTelegraph.co.ukThe war gripping Syria has left almost no area unscathed, turning a country that was once a centre of history and culture, and a magnet for tourism, into a … Continue reading

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Historic souk burns in battle for Aleppo – Financial Times

The Guardian Historic souk burns in battle for AleppoFinancial TimesBy Michael Peel in Abu Dhabi Fighting for control of Aleppo, Syria's biggest city, raged on Sunday after a fire in its historic covered market underscored how deepening civil war is … Continue reading

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Syria violence: Aleppo souk burns as battles rage – BBC News

BBC News Syria violence: Aleppo souk burns as battles rageBBC NewsA blaze has swept though ancient markets in Aleppo, as rebels and government forces seek to gain control of Syria's largest city. Reports say hundreds of shops in the souk … Continue reading

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