Tag: Molenbeek

Belgian Anti-Terror Units Raid Islamist Stronghold Molenbeek

Belgian anti-terror units are raiding Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, the densely populated suburb of Brussels which has been described as Europe’s “jihadi capital”. According to MailOnline the area was on “lockdown” on Saturday, with raids concentrated on the Rue Delaunoy. This is the same

Belgian Minister Says Many Muslims ‘Danced’ After Attacks

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon (pictured) said Saturday that a “significant” part of the Muslim population celebrated attacks, blaming the country’s policies for failing to integrate migrants into society. He did not explicitly refer to last month’s

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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

Molenbeek Relieved, Resigned after Abdeslam Arrest

The question on everyone’s lips was “have they got him?” as rumours spread in a run-down Brussels district Friday that Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam had finally been arrested in their midst. As the rumour morphed into blaring news headlines