Paris Attacks

U.S. Airports on Edge After Deadly Belgium Bombings

By Barbara Goldberg and Joseph Ax NEW YORK, March 22 – Airports in major U.S. cities were on high alert on Tuesday, with police out in force after at least 30 people were killed in suicide bombings on a Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no specific threat to the United States.

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France Says 10,000 Refused Entry Since November Paris Attacks

PARIS, March 22  – France has stopped 10,000 people from entering the country since last November’s attacks in Paris, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said as he announced extra security measures in the wake of deadly blasts in Brussels on Tuesday. France’s borders are officially open under the Schengen agreement that waives controls between some European

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Paris Fugitive Helped More by Friends and Neighbors Than Daesh

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, March 20 – After the Paris attacks, security forces searched far and wide for prime suspect Salah Abdeslam, who vanished after returning to Brussels, believing Daesh could have spirited him away to Turkey, Syria or Morocco. It appears Europe’s most wanted man never left the Belgian capital. And it was family, friends

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Paris Suspect’s Lawyer to Sue French Prosecutor: Media

BRUSSELS, March 20 – The lawyer defending the prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks said on Sunday he would sue a French prosecutor for divulging Salah Abdeslam’s private admission that he planned to blow himself up with fellow Daesh militants. Speaking two days after Abdeslam was captured during a police raid in Brussels,

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“I Was A Suicide Bomber”: Paris Suspect Charged In Belgium

By Alastair Macdonald and John Irish BRUSSELS/PARIS, March 20 – The prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Daesh militants but changed his mind, he told Belgian investigators on Saturday. The admission by Salah Abdeslam came a day after he was shot

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Europe’s Most Wanted Held in Brussels for Paris Attacks

By Julia Fioretti, Barbara Lewis and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, March 19 (Reuters) – Europe’s most wanted man was captured after a shootout in Brussels in a major coup for authorities investigating November’s Daesh attacks on Paris. Salah Abdeslam, 26, the first suspected active participant taken alive, was being held overnight in hospital with a slight leg wound, Belgian

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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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Europe Turns to Morocco in Paris Attacks Investigation

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Philip Blenkinsop AIT OURIR, Morocco, Jan 13 – A few weeks before she was killed in a raid by French special forces beside the suspected ringleader of last November’s Paris attacks, Hasna Ait Boulahcen packed her bags and said her last farewells to relatives in Morocco. The 26-year-old Parisian’s almost

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Dutch to Push Intelligence Sharing After Missed Signals in Paris

THE HAGUE, Jan 11  – The Netherlands will push for greater sharing of intelligence data, including lists of suspected foreign fighters, at a gathering of global counter-terrorism officials on Monday. The Dutch, who hold the rotating European Union presidency, circulated a draft outlining the objective to roughly 250 delegates of the Global Counter Terrorism Forum

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Man Drives Car at Troops Protecting Mosque in Southern France

PARIS, Jan 2 – A soldier and an elderly Muslim man were slightly injured when a man drove his car at troops protecting a mosque in Valence in southern France on Friday, officials said. The driver was seriously wounded when the soldiers shot at him but his injuries are not life-threatening, the government said in

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