Brussels stabbing attack investigated as terrorism

Belgian prosecutors on Thursday charged a suspect with attempted murder over the stabbing of two police officers in a “terrorist attack” a day earlier in Brussels. The suspect in Wednesday’s attack, named as 43-year-old Hicham Diop, has been “charged with attempted murder in a terrorist context and participation in the activities of a terrorist group,” … Read more

ISIS “Facebook cell” arrested in Spain, Germany, and Belgium

Five people suspected of forming an ‘active and dangerous’ Islamic State cell and promoting Islamist militancy in the three countries, were arrested by Spanish, German and Belgian authorities. Four were Spanish and one was Moroccan, the Spanish Interior Minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz said. The group used social media, specifically a Facebook page ‘Islam en Español’ (Islam … Read more

Explosion in the Institute of Criminology in Brussels

Strong explosion caused serious damage to the Institute of Criminology in Brussels, reported the authorities in the city. According to the prosecution and the fire department of the Belgian capital, there were no casualties. So far it is not known what caused the blast, but according to the spokesman of fire department Pierre Meys, “it … Read more

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on police officers in Charleroi

А мan with а machete, screaming “Allah is great” in Arabic, has wounded on Saturday, August, 6 two police officers in the Belgian city of Charleroi, reported the website of TV “Euronews”. The attacker was neutralized, reported “Reuters”. The lives of the two injured women from the police in Charleroi are out of danger. The more … Read more