Aug 31, 2015

Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion Sunday, activists said. The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city of Palmyra in central Syria, seized by IS in May. The news of the latest destruction at Palmyra came just days after IS released...

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