Belgian police appear to have arrested two of Europe's most wanted men. One, a Belgian-Moroccan believed to play a role in both the Paris and Brussels attacks, and a second man who authorities had been trying to locate days before the Paris attacks happened. The arrests come just a day after Paris authorities released a surveillance video of a man who had been with the bombers in the Brussels airport — he came to be known as the man in the hat.
Turks and Moroccans immigrated to Belgium around the same time in the 1970s. And yet, when it comes radicalization, the two groups couldn't be more different. Scores of Moroccans have left for Syria, and there is not one recorded Turk who has followed the same path.
More than two dozen people were killed and more than 230 injured in terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. The Islamic State claimed responsibility and police are searching for people who helped facilitate the attacks, including a driver who dropped them at the airport and a man who accompanied them inside. Both were caught on security cameras.
Recent terrorist attacks in Northern Africa suggest al-Qaida's arm in the region, known as al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb or AQIM, is making a comeback. Analysts say al-Qaida's competition with ISIS in the region has driven it to act and, in particular, the two groups are wrestling over what is considered a terrorist crown jewel in the region: Libya.
A 20-year-old Eagan, Minn., man could become the second person to enter the country's only jihadi rehab program.
Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State, and while he awaits sentencing, three sources familiar with the case tell NPR that he is ...
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