Brussels terror attacks

June 24, 2019 - 10:59 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in Brussels have arrested a man suspected of planning an attack on the U.S. embassy in the Belgian capital, prosecutors said Monday. The Belgian man, identified only by his initials, M.G., was charged with "an attempted attack in a terrorist context and preparing a terrorist...
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Evidence is presented at the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Nemmouche, 33, is charged with gunning down an Israeli couple and two museum workers with a revolver and an assault rifle on May 24, 2014. (Didier Lebrun/Pool Photo via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 4:58 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting attack at the Brussels Jewish Museum insisted Thursday that he had nothing to do with an apparent attempt to intimidate a lawyer involved in his trial and is demanding that court officials be left alone. In the longest remarks he has uttered during...
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Belgian lawyer Sven Mary, center, attends the second day of the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari at the Brussels Justice Palace in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (Didier Lebrun, Pool Photo via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 10:15 am
PARIS (AP) — A shootout with Belgian police that led to the capture of Europe's most-wanted man may have been criminal but it wasn't terrorism, a lawyer for the key surviving suspect in the Islamic State attacks against Paris argued Thursday. Salah Abdeslam, who is accused of fleeing in the...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2016 file still image from video, Mason Wells, an American survivor of the attacks in Belgium, answers questions during an interview in a hospital in Ghent, Belgium. Wells also was in Boston at the time of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, having gone to support his mother during her race. On Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, the 20-year-old missionary from Sandy, Utah, released a video addressing the attackers, where he said, "But I have chosen to forgive you. I have learned that the decision to forgive is ours and ours alone." (Pool TV via AP, File)
December 15, 2017 - 2:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A man who survived two terror attacks has a message for the assailants: I forgive you. Mason Wells was a short distance from one of the two bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013, killing three spectators and wounding 260 others. Three years later,...
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October 31, 2017 - 2:42 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities have charged two Belgians with terror-related offenses in connection with an attack two years ago on a high-speed train in northern France that was foiled by three Americans. Belgium's Federal Prosecutor's Office said Tuesday that one suspect, identified as Mohamed B,...
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Police secure the scene in downtown Brussels after a reported attack on Belgian Army soldiers on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Belgium's anti-terror crisis center says soldiers have "neutralized" a man in downtown Brussels, amid media reports that the man may have been shot after attacking troops with a knife. (AP Photo/Sylvain Plazy)
August 26, 2017 - 5:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors have opened an "attempted terrorist murder" probe after a knife-wielding man assaulted three soldiers and was shot dead by troops in Brussels. The Federal Prosecutor's Office said in a statement Saturday that the man was known to police for assault charges, but...
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August 25, 2017 - 3:53 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's anti-terror crisis center says soldiers have "neutralized" a man in downtown Brussels, amid media reports that the man may have been shot after attacking troops with a knife. The crisis center said in a tweet late Friday that the "situation is under control." Belgian Prime...
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July 06, 2017 - 9:32 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities were looking for at least one other suspect Thursday after raiding a half dozen sites and charging two men with terror-related offenses. However, they insisted that they have no information that an attack was imminent and that the investigation was not linked to...
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Police and forensic officers work during a house search in the Molenbeek district of Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Belgian authorities said they foiled a "terror attack" when soldiers shot a suspect in the heart of Brussels after a small explosion at a busy train station Tuesday on a night that continued a week of attacks in the capitals of Europe. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts)
June 22, 2017 - 5:12 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities said Thursday that police detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week by a man shouting "Allahu akbar." The federal prosecutor's office said that the four were picked up during searches in the...
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FILE - In this March 11, 2004 file photo, rescue workers cover up bodies alongside a bomb-damaged passenger train, following a number of explosions in Madrid, Spain, killing 191 people and wounding more than 500 in Spain's worst terrorist attack ever. The deadly vehicle and knife attack Saturday, June 3, 2017, on London Bridge and in nearby Borough Market is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
June 04, 2017 - 3:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The deadly vehicle and knife attack on London Bridge and in nearby Borough Market is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of recent major ones: —May 22, 2017: A suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena...
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