Belgian court jails jihadist recruiters for Syria

2016-05-04 05:53

A Brussels court has handed jail terms of up to seven years to 26 members of a group that recruited fighters for Syria and had included one of the suicide bombers responsible for the March 22 attacks in the Belgian capital.

Brussels suspect 'dumped metro bomb in toilet'

2016-04-29 21:18

A Swedish suspect in the Brussels and Paris attacks has told investigators that he dumped the explosives that he carried onto the Belgian capital's metro system into the toilet.

Bomb-hit Brussels subway station reopens

2016-04-25 18:00

The Brussels subway station where 16 people were killed by a suicide bomber has reopened just over a month after the attacks.

Metro station hit in Brussels attacks to reopen

2016-04-22 13:34

Brussels' Maelbeek metro station, which was hit by one of the Islamic State suicide bombings a month ago that killed 32 people, will reopen, transport officials say.

Brussels airport bomber worked there for 5 years

2016-04-21 07:08

One of the jihadists who blew themselves up at Brussels airport last month had, in fact, worked at the site for five years until 2012, Belgium's VTM television reports.

Brussels airport 'back to full capacity in June'

2016-04-17 07:28

Brussels airport will fully re-open in June, its chief executive has said, after suffering extensive damage when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the departures hall last month, killing 16.

Belgian court jails recruiter Zerkani

2016-04-14 19:03

A Belgium appeals court has sentenced the top jihadist recruiter Khalid Zerkani to 15 years in prison.

3 held in Brussels over Paris attacks

2016-04-12 16:49

Prosecutors say three people have been detained in Brussels for questioning in connection with the Paris attacks.

French defence chief in Iraq for anti-ISIS talks

2016-04-11 19:52

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit for talks with Iraqi officials on the war against the Islamic State jihadist group.

Belgium finds elusive 'man in the hat' from airport video

2016-04-09 21:00

Belgian authorities have announced they have finally arrested and identified the elusive "man in the hat" spotted alongside two suicide bombers at Brussels Airport last month.


German intel chief: Terrorism threat 'complex'

2016-05-02 22:42

The head of Germany's intelligence agency says attacks in Paris and Brussels show the "highly complex" nature of the terrorism threat.

Case against Belgian Scientologists dropped

2016-04-26 22:07

Belgian Scientologists have vowed to "do more" in the community and pursue controversial anti-drugs programmes in particular after allegations that could have led to the religion being banned in Belgium were formally dropped.

Brussels bomber IDed as guard of foreign ISIS hostages

2016-04-22 16:00

Najim Laachraoui, one of the Brussels airport bombers, has been identified by several Frenchmen held hostage by Islamic State in Syria as one of their prison guards.

Paris suspect Abdeslam charged over Brussels shoot-out

2016-04-21 17:59

Key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been charged with attempted murder over a deadly shoot-out with police in Brussels a week before the suicide bombings in the Belgian capital.

Paris, Brussels attacks suspects switch Belgian prisons

2016-04-19 08:21

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and alleged accomplice Mohamed Abrini, who is also charged over the Brussels attacks, have been moved to different jails in Belgium, prison officials say.

Five held for 'terror' offences in Britain

2016-04-15 19:06

Five people have been arrested for alleged terror offences in Britain - including one man stopped at an airport - in an investigation involving French and Belgian authorities.

More suspects in court over Brussels attacks

2016-04-12 21:08

Belgium has charged two new suspects over last month's deadly Brussels airport and metro bombings and made three fresh arrests in the probe into the November Paris attacks, prosecutors say.

Paris/Brussels attacks network a 'supercell' of extremism

2016-04-11 22:51

The number of people linked to the ISIS network that attacked Paris and Brussels reaches easily into the dozens, with a series of new arrests over the weekend that confirmed the cell's toxic reach and ability to move around unnoticed in Europe.

Group that hit Brussels' planned 2nd France attack'

2016-04-10 14:50

Belgium's Federal Prosecution Office says that the attackers who struck Brussels on March 22 initially planned to launch a second assault on France.

6th person arrested over Brussels attacks - official

2016-04-09 16:30

A Belgian official says a sixth person has been arrested over suspected links to the March 22 Brussels bombings, adding to the five caught in a series of raids.

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