A brief portrait of the five Brussels terrorism suspects

Mar 27, 2016

A brief portrait of the five Brussels terrorism suspects

Two brothers who dabbled in crime, a freelance journalist, a university dropout and a mystery man — the five suspects in Belgium’s airport and subway station attacks are a mixed lot. Two of the men blew themselves up at Brussels Airport, a third inside ...

Belgium charges three more attacks suspects with terrorism offenses

Mar 27, 2016

Belgium charges three more attacks suspects with terrorism offenses

Belgian prosecutors announced Saturday they have charged three men with terrorism offenses over the suicide attacks on the Brussels airport and subway, as organizers cancelled a solidarity rally at the government’s request because police are too strapped to cope. At a news conference in ...

Brussels attack victims came from Belgium and around world

Mar 27, 2016

Brussels attack victims came from Belgium and around world

Victims of the attacks on Brussels’ airport and subway included commuters heading to work and travelers setting off on long-anticipated vacations. In a city that’s home to international institutions including the European Union and NATO, they came from Belgium and around the world. Among ...

Charged Brussels suspect may be missing airport bomber

Mar 27, 2016

Charged Brussels suspect may be missing airport bomber

“The man in the hat” is how Belgium has come to know the country’s most wanted suspect in the Brussels attacks, seen in a CCTV picture with two others who were about to blow themselves up at Brussels airport on Tuesday. The man may ...

Ibrahim El Bakraoui was on U.S. watch list before Paris attacks: CNN

Mar 26, 2016

Ibrahim El Bakraoui was on U.S. watch list before Paris attacks: CNN

Ibrahim El Bakraoui, one of the suicide bombers who struck the Brussels airport, was on a U.S. counterterrorism watch list even before the November Paris attacks, CNN reported Friday, citing a U.S. official. His younger brother Khalid, who blew himself up at Brussels’ Maelbeek ...

Brussels police conduct more raids linked to deadly bombings

Mar 26, 2016

Brussels police conduct more raids linked to deadly bombings

Heavily armed police swept into Brussels neighborhoods Friday in operations linked to this week’s bombings as well as a suspected new plot in France, detaining three people and shooting two of them in the leg. One man was carrying a suspicious bag while accompanied ...

Six people arrested in Brussels after terror attacks

Mar 25, 2016

Six people arrested in Brussels after terror attacks

Six people were arrested Thursday in a series of police raids in Brussels, federal prosecutors said, two days after jihadi attacks in the Belgian capital left 31 dead. Three of the suspects were detained “outside the door of the federal prosecutor’s office” a spokesman ...