PALMYRA WATCH: IS ‘terrified by history,’ says UNESCO after Palmyra Arch blown up. UN’s cultural body says it will make every effort to ensure those behind the destruction are brought to justice (AFP). Well yes, I hope that happens. But I'm not holding my breath.
Meanwhile, we can at least keep the real history of the region in the forefront, whatever ISIS does to try to eliminate it.
Background here with many links.