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A Muslim man reads from the Koran at the Grand Mosque in Brussels on Match 25, 2016, as Muslims gathered for the first Friday prayers in the wake of the suicide attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station that left 31 people dead and 300 wounded and were claimed …

Belgian Imams Being Trained With Anti-Semitic, Radical Islamic Literature

Leaked documents from the Belgian Unit for Coordination and Threat Analysis (OCAM) have revealed that future Belgian Imams are being trained with materials containing radical Islamic policies including persecuting homosexuals engaging in armed jihad. The documents, which were leaked to

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Juncker Urges Belgium to Grant Citizenship to EU’s UK Staff

BRUSSELS (AP) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday appealed to Belgium to grant nationality to Britons who work at the European Union’s vast executive arm, as Brexit approaches next year.

Around 2000 migrants who arrived by train, walk near the border town of Kljuc Brdovecki, on October 24, 2015, to cross the Croatia-Slovenia border. Crowds of refugees and other migrants camp by roads in western Balkan countries in worsening autumn weather after Hungary sealed its borders with Serbia and Croatia, …

Senator: Major Terror Attacks May Not Have Happened Without Migrant Crisis

Belgian Senator Alain Destexhe has questioned whether major terrorist attacks, like the Bataclan massacre in Paris or the Brussels airport bombing, would have occurred if the migrant crisis of 2015 had never happened. Senator Destexhe also criticised the Belgian government for allowing the rise

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Leaders of Spain, Belgium Meet To Discuss Ousted Catalonia Leader in Exile

BRUSSELS (AP) – The prime ministers of Spain and Belgium have held talks over their testy bilateral relations as ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four secessionist allies prepare for an extradition court appearance in Brussels. Friday’s court hearing for

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Ex-Catalan Leader to Head Campaign for Election from Belgium

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The fugitive leader of Catalonia’s secessionist movement said Wednesday that he will repeat as his party’s leading candidate in upcoming elections for the Spanish region while he fights extradition from Belgium. Carles Puigdemont told El Punt-Avui

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Belgium Charges Man Over 2016 Airport Bombing

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian authorities say they have charged a man with terror offenses linked to the deadly suicide bomb attack on the Brussels airport in March 2016. The Federal Prosecutor’s office said Wednesday that a Belgian national identified as