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Official: Syrian Army Preparing For Counterattack On Islamic State

The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.

05/24/2015

Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest.  (AFP PHOTO/STEPHANE YAS )

Nigerian Army Rescues 300 Women And Girls, None From Chibok

Nigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said, but they did not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok a year ago.

04/28/2015

The Obama administration is accusing Iran of increasing support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US: Iran Support for Global Terror Surged in 2012

The Obama administration is accusing Iran of increasing support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades.

05/30/2013