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Syrian Troops Enter Palmyra

Syrian troops have entered the Islamic State-held town of Palmyra, according to state television.  The city, located strategically between the capital of Damascus and the city of Deir al Zour,...

People gather around a memorial in Brussels following bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Belgium in Mourning after Attacks

Belgium began three days of national mourning with citizens holding a minute of silence for the victims of the country’s deadliest terrorist attack.  At least 31 people were killed and...

People leave the scene of explosions at Zaventem airport near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Terror Hits Brussels

At least 30 people were killed after three explosions hit Brussels, with attacks at a subway station in the heart of the city and at the international airport.  The Islamic...