Despite German Chancellor Angela Merkel's strong, traditional backing for Israel, some Germans are becoming more critical of the country and calling into question Germany's unequivocal support. By Daniella CheslowMore
The ancient ruins of Palmyra are remnants of a bygone golden era. For several days now, the ruins have been controlled by the militias of "Islamic State". UNESCO has warned that the World Heritage site is now at risk of being destroyed.