The face of a statue lies on the ground at the destroyed museum in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on March 31. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Ruins Of Palmyra, How Many Antiquities Remain?
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Playwright Ismaël Saïdi speaks to a mostly-Muslim students at a school in the Brussels district of Laeken, where two suicide-bombers grew up. Teri Schultz/NPR hide caption

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In Tough Brussels District, School Urges Students To Fight Intolerance
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A general view shows the remains of the entrance to the iconic Temple of Bel this week after Syrian government troops recaptured the UNESCO world heritage site from ISIS militants. Maher Al Mounes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Syria, Assyrian Christians Cling On After ISIS Onslaught
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This image provided by the Belgian Federal Police shows a man at Belgium's Zaventem airport whom officials have identified as Ibrahim el Bakraoui. A Belgian prosecutor named him as a suspected suicide bomber in Tuesday's attack on the airport. AP hide caption

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A woman puts a placard at the site of a blast on Istiklal Street, a major shopping and tourist district, in central Istanbul, on Saturday. The sign reads in Turkish, "We are not afraid, we are here, we won't adjust," according to an AFP translation. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two pictures show the minaret (top) of Aleppo's ancient Umayyad mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on April 16, 2013, and the rubble (bottom) after it was blown up on April 24, 2013. Jalal al-Halabi,Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage
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CIA Director John Brennan discussed ISIS, the FBI-Apple dispute over an iPhone, the state of the Iran nuclear deal, and his future plans as President Obama's term draws to a close. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Average Mohamed is using cartoons to counter the extremist message of groups like ISIS. Average Mohamed/YouTube hide caption

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Taking On The Appeal Of ISIS, With Cartoons
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Weeks after a woman sued Twitter for giving voice to ISIS, the social media platform released a statement saying it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015. Bethany Clarke/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi families displaced from the areas of Hawija and Hamrin in northern Iraq traveled to Kirkuk governorate in search of safety on Aug. 31. Thousands continue to flee ISIS-held areas. Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Noose Tightens Around ISIS In Iraq, Civilians Flee Hunger And Cold
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The World Changers group brainstorms on what to do to clarify their message of Islam. Paola Marizán/WNIN hide caption

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American Muslims Tackle Terrorism With Teens' Best Tool: The Internet
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In this photo from Nov. 7, 2008, a U.S. Army chaplain leads soldiers on a tour of St. Elijah's Monastery on Forward Operating Base Marez on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The monastery was apparently destroyed by ISIS in 2014. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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