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Thousands march for Belgium terror shooting victims

Nearly 3,000 people marched in the Belgian city of Liege on Sunday to honour the three victims of a shooting there last week that prosecutors are treating as a terrorist attack. The marchers, most dressed in white, made a solemn procession through the city’s sunny streets before laying white roses …

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Belgium shooting rampage terrorist act — prosecutors

BRUSSELS, May 30, (Agencies): The man who killed three people during a knife and Belgium shooting rampage terrorist act: prosecutors shooting rampage through the Belgian city of Liege carried out an act of “terrorist murder,” prosecutors said Wednesday, as authorities tried to establish whether he acted alone. Benjamin Herman, an …

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Attacker kills 3 in Belgium

LIEGE, Belgium, May 29, (RTRS): A man killed two policewomen and a bystander in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday before being gunned down at a school in what officials say was a terrorist attack by a radicalised “lone wolf” just out of prison. The man was named by …

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Kuwait forum attracts entrepreneurs from Belgium to ‘build partnerships’

Planned vision 2035 very convincing: Marliere BRUSSELS, Feb 20, (KUNA): A number of Belgian entrepreneurs and financial experts have expressed their keen interest to forge links with Kuwaiti companies to promote bilateral economic and financial cooperation after they participated in a Kuwait Economic Forum here on Tuesday. “When you come …

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Saudi gives up control of Brussels ‘mosque’ – Toward religious moderation

BRUSSELS/RIYADH, Feb 12, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgium’s largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed its reputation as a global exporter of an ultra-conservative brand of Islam. Belgium leased the Grand Mosque to Riyadh in 1969, giving Saudi-backed imams access …

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Cities seek creative ways to prevent vehicle attacks

Dozen vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe and US PARIS, Aug 19, (AP): From Barcelona to Times Square and beyond, extremists have used vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming frequency in recent years, whether to promote jihad, get attention or express despair. In response, ugly concrete blocks as well as more aesthetic …

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4 held in raids tied to Brussels attack – France ‘anti-terror’ law set

PARIS, June 22, (Agencies): French President Emmanuel Macron’s government on Thursday set out a tough new anti-terrorism law that has already faced protests from civil rights groups. The proposals presented to the first meeting of the reshuffl ed cabinet are designed to allow the lifting of the state of emergency …

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Brussels ups security after failed ‘bombing’ – Dutch arrest terror suspect

BRUSSELS, June 21, (Agencies): Belgium said on Wednesday a Moroccan man carried out a foiled terrorist attack with a nail bomb at a busy Brussels train station, the latest in a wave of attacks to hit Europe. The 36-year-old man, identified only as O.Z, shouted “Allahu Akbar” and tried to …

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Saudi rejects Belgium claim on preaching radicalism and extremism ideas in the country

BRUSSELS, Feb 12, (KUNA): The Saudi Embassy in Brussels has rejected recent Belgian media reports claiming that the Saudi-financed Islamic Culture, also known as the Great Mosque in the Belgian capital, is preaching radicalism and extremism ideas in the country. “Despite much rumour and ugly political rhetoric, the Belgian Government …

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Travel restricted for minors over jihadi fears – Belgium charges 2 over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS, Jan 12, (Agencies): Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later blew himself up on a crowded Brussels metro, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The pair, a man and a woman, were “suspected to have provided Khalid …

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