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Reports of More Palmyra Destruction Spark Outrage

Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly destroyed a second iconic Roman-era temple in the historic Syrian oasis town of Palmyra, the latest in a long series of attacks on archeological treasures in Syria and Iraq. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, citing witnesses in Palmyra, said Sunday the militants used explosives against the nearly 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, and that only its walls remain. The temple of Bel is the second site in the city to be blown up...

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