Tag: Belgium

Brussels attack: London lights up in solidarity with the people of Belgium

London was lit up in the colours of the Belgian flag tonight as the capital came out in support of Brussels to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the brutal attacks on the city on 22 March. Tower Bridge, the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and the famed arches of Wembley Stadium […]

House condemns Brussels attacks

The House passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning the terrorist attacks in Brussels that have reignited the debate over combating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).   The measure, passed by a vote of 409-0, expresses condemnation of Tuesday’s attacks for which ISIS has claimed responsibility and offers condolences for the more than […]

Barack Obama says destroying Isis is his ‘top priority’ in wake of Brussels attacks

Barack Obama has declared wiping out Islamic State his “top priority” as his secretary of state, John Kerry, prepared to visit Brussels in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks that killed 31 people and wounded 270.   Speaking during a visit to Argentina, the US president called for countries around the world to unite against […]

Strikes Claimed by ISIS Shut Brussels and Shake European Security

BRUSSELS TERROR ATTACK By YOUSUR AL-HLOU, DEBORAH ACOSTA and NEIL COLLIER 2:35 A breakdown of the locations in Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels. By YOUSUR AL-HLOU, DEBORAH ACOSTA and NEIL COLLIER on Publish Date March 22, 2016. Photo by Belgian Federal Police, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Watch in Times Video » BRUSSELS — […]

Brussels airport attacks man in white revealed as Paris master bombmaker

One of the Brussels bombers left a suicide note telling how he was desperate to blow himself up because he did not want to go to prison like his friend, Paris bomber Salah Abdeslam, Belgiums chief prosecutor revealed today.Ibrahim El Bakraoui, who helped kill 14 people when he set off his suicide vest at Brussels […]

2 Brothers Identified as Brussels Attackers; 3rd Suspect Is Sought

BRUSSELS — The attacks in Brussels on Tuesday were carried out by two brothers who detonated suicide bombs, Belgian officials said on Wednesday, as the police continued an intense hunt for at least one other participant in the attacks. The toll from the assaults stood at 31 dead and 270 injured.   The brothers — […]

Netanyahu links Brussels violence to ‘daily attacks in Israel’

Tuesday morning’s deadly terrorist attacks in Belgium are part of the same string of violence that has touched California, Turkey and Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday.   “The chain of attacks from Paris to San Bernardino to Istanbul to the Ivory Coast and now to Brussels, and the daily attacks in […]

Manhunt As Brussels Suspects Caught On CCTV

Police investigating three bomb blasts at an airport and metro station in Brussels have issued a photo of three suspects. The two men shown in dark tops are thought to have blown themselves up, while the man wearing a light-coloured jacket and a hat is believed to be on the run. They were caught on […]

Brusells attack video shows passengers run from ISIS bomb blasts at airpor

Cowering under desks and running for their lives, this is the terrifying moment passengers were caught up in an ISIS suicide bomb attack at Brussels Airport today in a series of blasts that have killed at least 34 people and injured 170 across the city.   Witnesses described apocalyptic scenes with blood and ‘dismembered bodies […]

Migration Crisis Looms in Background of Brussels Terror Attacks

Belgium officials rushed to restore a sense of security on Tuesday in the face of a horrific string of terror attacks that have left at least 31 dead and dozens more injured.   Authorities responded by freezing all public transport flowing into the heart of Brussels and implementing checkpoints at sections of the border.   […]