Brussels airport reopens departure hall after March 2016 terror attacks
The departure hall of Brussels Airport, one of the scenes of the deadly attacks carried out by Islamic State militants in March, was reopened on Sunday. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel presided over a special opening ceremony.
“We all choose to resist. Today, our capital’s airport is reopening. Brussels is back in business,” Michel said addressing the crowd that gathered next to a plaque bearing the names of victims. Brussels Airport Company CEO Arnaud Feist has described it as “an important day in the recovery” of the airport, promising that it would return to its full operating capacity by mid-June.
Syrian ‘regime of calm’ extended until Wednesday The cessation of hostilities in eastern Damascus suburbs and northern Latakia has been extended until Wednesday morning, Damascus confirmed. The “regime of calm” in the two contested areas was declared on Saturday as both the Syrian government and armed opposition forces accused each […]