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Raided Belgian Cell Had Possible Targets in Second City Antwerp

BRUSSELS, May 26 – A suspected Belgian Islamist group raided on Wednesday had potential attack targets in Belgium’s second city of Antwerp including the main railway station, a source close to the investigation said on Thursday. Belgian police searched eight homes on Wednesday, mostly in the port city, and detained four teenagers who were charged

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Belgium Frees Charged Suspect in Blow to Bombing Investigation

By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, March 28 – Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week’s deadly Brussels bombings, saying they did not have enough information to justify holding him. The man, named only as Faycal C., had been accused of taking part in the activities of a terrorist

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Belgian Police Seek Information on “Man in the Hat”

BRUSSELS, March 28 – Belgian police issued a new appeal on Monday for information about a man caught on CCTV at Brussels airport with two others thought to have blown themselves up in the check-in area last Tuesday. The man, seen pushing a trolley with a suitcase on it in video footage released along with

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Belgians Identify Two Suspected Bombers in Brussels Blasts

By Philip Blenkinsop, Jan Strupczewski and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, March 23 – Belgian police arrested a prime suspect in Tuesday’s Brussels blasts and identified two suspected suicide bombers, linking them directly to Daesh militants behind last November’s Paris attacks, Belgian media reported on Wednesday. Police and prosecutors refused immediate comment after several local media reported that

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Morocco Says it Has Arrested Belgian National Tied to Paris Attacks

RABAT, Jan 18 – Moroccan authorities have arrested a Belgian national of local origin directly linked to the attackers who carried out the Paris shootings and bombings in November that killed 130 people, the government said in a statement on Monday. The interior ministry gave only the suspect’s initials in Arabic and said he fought

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