Satellite images show 290 heritage sites in Syria damaged by war : UN

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations` training and research arm (UNITAR) said on Tuesday.

Meteor impact might have led to dawn of civilization

Dartmouth researchers have for the first time, linked a cataclysmic meteor impact in Canada to the start of civilisation.

Mideast civilization

The dawn of urban life in the Middle East still remains uncovered in Syria.

Chinese civilization

Archaeologists have come across evidence of the earliest Chinese civilization.