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HBO: VICE | Egyptian Tomb Raiders Debrief

Gianna Toboni visited Egypt where looters have ransacked the country’s antiquities.  

Royal Ontario Museum: Syria Today: Humanitarian Crisis and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

On December 10 Stephen Cornish, executive director of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Canada, and Clemens Reichel, assistant professor of Mesopotamian archaeology at U of T, associate curator of Near Eastern Archaeology at the ROM and curator of the exhibition Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World participated in a conversation about the crisis in Syria. …

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Earth from Space: Jordanian camp

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Learn how imagery from Earth-observing satellites can assist in humanitarian operations in this edition.  

Earth from Space: Probing Mesopotamia

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Check out one of the first images from Proba-V over the border region of northern Syria, southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq in this edition.