Tag: Brussels Attacks

New Suspect Charged Over Brussels Attacks

A Belgian man has been arrested and charged in connection with the Islamic State suicide bombings that killed 32 people in Brussels in March, prosecutors said late Friday. The 30-year-old, named as Youssef E.A, is one of several charged over


Police Call For Vigilance Against Ramadan Terror Attacks

In light of indications of a possible terror attack, Belgian law enforcement authorities have called on soldiers patrolling the streets of Brussels to be on high alert during Ramadan. The Belgian police service has requested extra vigilance from soldiers deployed on the streets

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Belgium To Launch Air Strikes Against Islamic State In Syria

Belgium will extend its F-16 air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq into Syria, the government said Friday, as it grapples with the aftermath of deadly IS-claimed bomb attacks in Brussels in March. “In accordance with UN Resolution 2249,

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Birmingham Pair In Court For Funding Belgium And Paris Attacker

Two people appeared in court in London on Friday accused of giving thousands of pounds to Brussels and Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini when he was in Britain last summer. Briton Mohammed Ali Ahmed, 26, and Belgian citizen Zakaria Boufassil,

France To Extend State Of Emergency To Euro 2016 Tournament

PARIS (Reuters) – France plans to extend the state of emergency in place since November’s attacks on Paris for a further two months to ensure security at the Euro 2016 football tournament, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday. “Faced

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EU Parliament Drivers Found With Islamic State Propaganda

Two drivers chauffeuring European Parliament bureaucrats around the heart of European Union (EU) were allegedly found with Islamic State propaganda, prompting the parliament to approve a €10 million budget to expand and bring the driver service in house. The drivers were

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Thousands Rally In Brussels Against Jihadist Violence

Around 7,000 people marched through Brussels against jihadist violence on Sunday, nearly a month after coordinated suicide attacks in the Belgian capital killed 32 people and wounded hundreds of others. Organised by civil society groups, the so-called “march against terror

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Paris Suspect Admits To Being Brussels Airport ‘Man In Hat’

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Saturday that Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini admitted to being the “man in the hat” seen accompanying two suicide bombers at Brussels airport on March 22. “We confronted him with the video evidence prepared by


More Brussels Terror Raids, No Arrests Made

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian police ended a search of an apartment complex in the central Brussels district of Etterbeek on Saturday without making arrests after having evacuated the building’s residents, a Reuters journalist at the scene said. The building, which


Graphic Video: Islamic State Promises ‘London Next’

Islamic State (IS) terrorists have released a threatening new video, praising the attacks in Paris and Brussels and promising London, Berlin or Rome will be next. The video, titled, “Fight them, Allah will punish them by your hands” after a

Dutch Police Arrest Terror Suspect In Rotterdam

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police arrested a 32-year-old Frenchman in the port city of Rotterdam on Sunday at the request of French authorities who suspect him of “involvement in planning a terror attack,” prosecutors said. Residents were evacuated

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Brussels Airport To Run Tests Tuesday, No Date For Re-Opening

Brussels Airport said it will run tests on Tuesday to see if repair work after two suicide bomb attacks wrecked the departure hall was satisfactory, but it could not give a firm date for resuming services. “The construction and fire