A Hero of Syria and of World Heritage: The Great Syrian Scholar Beheaded in Palmyra…

the burning blogger of bedlam

Let’s please take a moment to pause in respect for Mr Khaled el-Asaad, who has been tortured and beheaded by the foreign-created thugs and criminals of ISIL or ‘Daesh’ in Syria.
The 82 year-old Syrian head of antiquities, dubbed the ‘Howard Carter’ of Palmyra, had worked in the historic World Heritage city of Palmyra for over 50 years, his knowledge and expertise of the city and its vast antiquities having been unmatched.

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