An all-too-brief item from Sana:

Department of Jableh Ruins, northwestern coastal province of Lattakia, started the excavation works at the site of Nibal summit ( Jib al-Bir), east of al-Boudi area when some archeological stones were unearthed by accident during the building of an agriculture road.

"All technical works in the area was stopped… and we formed an excavation team….. The first survey works in the area shows that the archeological milestone dates back to a Roman religious temple of the Classical Ages", Head of the Ruins Department in Jableh Ibrahim Khir Beek said Tuesday.

Works of diggings uncovered some huge lime stones with some ornaments and engraves on them.