Topics » World   Oct. 25, 2012

Aleppo Souk: Then and Now

Then: Silver Work

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Then: Bustling StreetsNow: Rubble in Old AleppoThen: Perfume BottlesNow: Rebel BarricadeThen: Washing the PathsNow: Rebel FighterThen: Textile WorkerNow: Deserted StreetsThen: Wedding DressesNow: Kids TownThen: Silver Work

Then: Silver Work

The United Nations has designated the old part of Aleppo a UNESCO World Heritage site. U.N. officials have expressed concern over the escalating violence in Syria and danger it poses to the historical areas.