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Activists: Islamic State Militants Behead Women in Syria

Syrian activists said Islamic State militants have beheaded women in Syria for the first time. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday that the women were beheaded along with their husbands in Syria's eastern Deir al-Zour province after being accused of sorcery. The Observatory, which monitors violence in Syria through a network of local sources, said the Islamic State group has executed more than 3,000 people in Syria since declaring its so-called...

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