Mideast Syria Lost Treasures

  FILE - In this Saturday April 7, 2012 file citizen journalism image provided by Sham News Network, SNN, a destroyed historic house is seen damaged from the shelling of the Syrian security forces, at Bab Dreb neighborhood, in the old city of Homs province, central Syria. The chaos from Syria's yearlong revolt is destroying some of the country's most important archaeological sites, and horrified experts warn that some of the Middle East's most precious sites are at risk of destruction and looting. (AP Photo/Sham News Network, SNN, File) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS HANDOUT PHOTO
FILE - In this Saturday April 7, 2012 file citizen journalism image provided by Sham News Network, SNN, a destroyed historic house is seen damaged from the shelling of the Syrian security forces, at Bab Dreb neighborhood, in the old city of Homs province, central Syria. The chaos from Syria's yearlong revolt is destroying some of the country's most important archaeological sites, and horrified experts warn that some of the Middle East's most precious sites are at risk of destruction and looting. (AP Photo/Sham News Network, SNN, File) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS HANDOUT PHOTO

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