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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,...

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...