Showing posts with label Brussels attacks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brussels attacks. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgium marks one year since Brussels terror attacks

Belgian leaders, victims and families of those who died in the March 22 coordinated suicide bombings on the Brussels airport and subway marked Wednesday the first anniversary of the attacks that the killed 32 people.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Suspected coordinator of Paris, Brussels attack identified

French investigators have identified a Syria-based extremist of dual Belgian and Moroccan nationality as a suspected coordinator of attacks in Paris and Brussels, sources close to the case told AFP this morning.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Belgian police arrest 12 suspected of planning new attacks

12 people suspected of planning new attacks were arrested across Belgium overnight after police carried out about 40 house searches in the country, the federal prosecutor's office said in a statement today. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

We know which states supply arms to terror (Erdoğan)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused states with powerful arms industries of providing weapons to terror groups while criticizing Western countries of adopting a “hypocritical approach” in their responses to attacks in different parts of the world.

Friday, April 22, 2016

EU warns of gaps in sharing intel on ISIS fighters

There are still major gaps in intelligence sharing on ISIS fighters returning to Europe in the wake of the Brussels and Paris attacks, the EU’s anti-terrorism coordinator has warned.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Jan Jambon : Tout le monde sait que de tels faits ont eu lieu

Plusieurs jours après le début de la polémique qui a suivi ses déclarations jugées incendiaires, le ministre de l'Intérieur, Jan Jambon (N-VA) persistait, mardi soir: "Je parle de faits, et pour régler un problème, il faut pouvoir regarder les faits". "Une partie significative" de la population musulmane aurait-elle "dansé" après les attentats du 22 mars à Bruxelles?

Friday, April 1, 2016

Cameron orders hiring extra 1,500 armed cops to combat terror

Britain, famed around the world for its unarmed police force, is to recruit an extra 1,500 highly-trained firearms officers in the wake of recent terror attacks in Paris and Brussels, local media reported on Friday.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Islamic State issues warning after Brussels attacks

The Islamic State issued two videos on Friday warning that the "nightmare" of the Brussels terror attacks "had only just begun", Belgian broadcaster RTBF reported on Saturday.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Muslim-Americans 'most important partners' in ISIS fight - Barack Obama

In a veiled attack on Republican White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, President Barack Obama today described Muslim-Americans as the "most important partners" in the fight against ISIS and asserted that attempts to stigmatise the community should be rejected.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Belgian PM refuses resignation of two key ministers

Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon and Justice Minister Koen Geens on Thursday offered their resignation to Prime Minister Charles Michel, who refused, Belgian media reported.

Pentagon chief says Europe needs to accelerate anti-ISIS efforts

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Europe must accelerate efforts against the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in the wake of terror attacks in Brussels.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

De Mistura, Mogherini: Combating terrorism and finding solution to crisis in Syria are interests of all

UN Special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura affirmed on Wednesday that priority is to defeat terrorism and find a political solution to the crisis in Syria, saying “all countries have a joint interest in achieving these goals.”

Turkey blames West’s 'wrong Syria policy' for attacks

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has blamed wrong policies of the West on Syria for the spate of recent terror attacks in Turkey and Europe.

UEFA: No plans for ‘closed doors’ matches at 2016 Euro Cup in France

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has no intentions of holding matches of the 2016 Euro Cup this summer in France in front of the empty stadiums, the press service of the European governing body of football told TASS on Wednesday.

Airport bomb attack suspect arrested - report

A man thought to have been involved in yesterday's fatal bomb attack at Brussels airport has been arrested, according to Belgian newspaper reports.

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