What's been lost from Aleppo's 'magical' Old City

Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The entire downtown area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And before the revolution in 2011, it had a thriving arts and cultural scene. We try to get a sense of what has been lost.


Conflict & Justice

Syrian Rebels Set Up Ruling Councils

In the midst of the Syrian conflict, there is an experiment at self-governance happening in some rebel-held areas. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times, about rebel efforts.

Conflict & Justice

Aleppo Souk Destroyed Amidst Fighting

Over the weekend, violence in the city of Aleppo continued to claim lives. It also claimed some of Syria's cultural heritage, its centuries-old covered market. Hundreds of shops were destroyed by fire, which UNESCO recognizes as a World Heritage Site.