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    Historical minaret in Aleppo is latest casualty in...

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    The fighting in Syria is taking a toll on the country's cultural sites. UN cultural agency UNESCO says five out of Syria's six World Heritage sites have been damaged.

    The latest devastation happened to the 11th-century minaret of the Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo - the scene of heavy fighting since last July.

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