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Islamic State destroys treasured temple in Palmyra, Syria

The Islamic State has reportedly destroyed another significant landmark in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria.<p>The temple of Baal Shamin stood for nearly two millennia, honoring the Phoenician god of storms and rain, as the BBC reported. Destruction of the site would be directly in line with the …

Islamic State's No. 2 leader killed in airstrike in Iraq: White House

The No. 2 leader of the Islamic State militant group was killed in a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq earlier this week, the White House said Friday.<p>Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali was traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, in northern …

Islamic State doesn't destroy all antiquities -- it saves some to sell on the black market

The war against antiquities being waged by<p>Islamic Statemilitants is part of a codified, systematic campaign of cultural annihilation, experts say, that reached a new apex with the demolition of a 1st century temple in Syria.<p>The Sunni Muslim extremists' appetite for destruction of priceless …

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New Innovation From the Islamic State: An All-Boy Execution Team

The Islamic State group has frequently used children in its propaganda – even babies — as a way to show that no age is too young to embark on the mission of jihad. It’s even positioned children in the role of killers.<p>But there was yet a new sick innovation this weekend from the self-declared …

Islamic State has executed at least 30 gay people, UN meeting told

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for executing at least 30 people for sodomy, the head of an international gay rights …

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