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Alienation Grows in Brussels District that Bred Paris Attackers

By Alissa de Carbonnel BRUSSELS, June 1 – When Moroccan-born former boxer Mohamed Idrissi orders a young man out of his gym for smoking, the respect is tangible. The youngster stubs out his cigarette and leaves, head bowed. Inside the gym, the muted thud of leather gloves striking punchbags resumes. Idrissi’s influence goes beyond his

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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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