Belgium

Jewish Museum in Brussels reopens - but few feel safe

By Shirli Sitbon, September 18, 2014

Around 300 people attended the emotional reopening of the Brussels Jewish Museum on Sunday, four months after a gunman shot dead two Israeli tourists and two members of staff inside the building.

Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo told those present that Belgium had redoubled its fight against terrorism since the attack.

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Accused killer 'was Isis torturer'

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 11, 2014

The alleged killer of four at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May beat Western hostages while fighting with Isis in Syria, according to a former prisoner of the terror group.

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Accused Brussels killer ‘was Isis torturer’

By Daniel Easterman, September 8, 2014

The main suspect in the shooting of four people at the Jewish museum in Brussels was a torturer for Islamic State, according to a French journalist who was held captive by the terrorist group.

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Lawyers for accused killer do the quenelle

By Michel Gurfinkiel, August 7, 2014

Mehdi Nemmouche, the French jihadi who has been extradited to Belgium to stand trial for the massacre in Brussels' Jewish Museum on May 24, will be defended by far-right lawyers.

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Museum 'killer' extradited for trial in Belgium

By Michel Gurfinkiel, July 31, 2014

Mehdi Nemmouche, the French-Algerian jihadist believed to have shot dead four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on May 24, was transferred to Belgium on Tuesday to stand trial, having been held in Paris for almost two months.

Nemmouche, 29, is thought to have fled to Amsterdam after the massacre. He was eventually arrested on May 30 on a bus in Marseilles.

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Morally corrupt Belgium

By Stephen Pollard, June 6, 2014

It didn’t take long. Within days of the Brussels murders, the conspiracy theorists (for which, read: “the Jews did it”) were at it. Step forward, Tariq Ramadan, lecturer on contemporary Islamic issues at Oxford University and Muslim Brotherhood aristocrat — the grandson of Hassan al Banna, the Islamist group’s founder.

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Morally corrupt Belgium

By Stephen Pollard, June 6, 2014

It didn't take long. Within days of the Brussels murders, the conspiracy theorists (for which, read: "the Jews did it") were at it.

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Four killed in attack at Brussels Jewish Museum

By Daniel Easterman, May 24, 2014

Belgian synagogues are reported to be under armed police guard as the death toll rises to four killed in the attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

The hunt for the lone gunman involved in the shooting continues.

Two of the dead have been identified as a couple in their 50s from Tel Aviv visiting Belgium as tourists.

The third person killed was a museum volunteer.

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