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Paris, Brussels Attackers: What Is Known So Far

BRUSSELS, April 14 – Following the Daesh attacks in Brussels on March 22, below is a list of principal suspects and, in some cases, their links to the Nov. 13 Paris attacks: * Khalid El Bakraoui, 27, Belgian, blew himself up on a metro train at Maelbeek station. He was handed a five-year prison sentence for

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Sixth Person Arrested in Brussels Bombing Probe: Belgian Minister

BRUSSELS, April 9 – The Belgian authorities have arrested a sixth person in connection with the suicide attacks in Brussels which killed 32 people on March 22, Belgium’s justice minister said on Saturday. Belgian media said the man arrested late on Friday was Bilal El Makhoukhi, who was convicted in January last year for being

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Belgium: Pop Goes the Jihad

The bombings in Brussels show that most of what you’re being told about Daesh and the extremists is wrong BY Kurt Eichenwald Anyone surprised by the recent murderous attacks in Brussels has not been paying attention. Per capita, Belgium is Europe’s hotbed of young Muslims who travel to Syria to fight alongside the militant group

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Released Brussels Suspect Had Alibi: Lawyer

BRUSSELS, March 29 – The Brussels bombings suspect charged with terrorist murder, but then released on Monday, had a credible alibi and was definitely not the ‘man in the hat’ captured by security cameras at the airport before the blasts, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Olivier Martins said there was no forensic evidence tying his

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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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Brussels Bombings Victim Death Toll Rises To 35

BRUSSELS, March 28 – The number killed in last Tuesday’s bombings at Brussels Airport and a rush-hour metro has risen to 35, not including the three suicide bombers, officials said on Monday. “Four patients deceased in hospital. Medical teams did all possible. Total victims: 35. Courage to all the families,” Health Minister Maggie De Block

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