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Vandalism, Neglect Haunt Libya's Ancient Heritage Sites

Graffiti covers the ruins of Cyrene in eastern Libya, a city founded by Greeks more than 2,600 years ago that once attracted tourists but is now neglected and the target of vandals. Insecurity and looting has hit Libya's archaeological sites in the chaos and fighting that has followed the overthrow of Muammar Gadhafi in 2011, as rival groups struggle to consolidate control of the country. Libya is home to five of UNESCO's World Heritage sites, listed for their outstanding...

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