King and queen of Belgium commemorate Brussels attacks
Representatives of victims and others carry flowers and photos at Brussels Airport during events held for the fifth anniversary of the Brussels terrorist attacks, in Brussels, Monday, March 22, 2021. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started the commemorations at Brussels airport alongside Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. Earlier this year, 10 people, including the lone known surviving suspect in the 2015 deadly Paris attacks, were ordered to stand trial in connection with the Brussels suicide bombings. Four days later, suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the Brussels airport and metro during the morning rush hour. Around 900 people suffered physical or mental trauma in the Brussels attacks, which were claimed by IS.
10 people to stand trial over deadly 2016 Brussels attacks
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 22, 2016 file photo, police and rescue teams are pictured outside the metro station Maelbeek in Brussels. According to the federal prosecutor's office, the Brussels Chamber of the Council also decided on Tuesday that charges against three others suspects should be dismissed. Among the those to stand trial is Salah Abdeslam, who is also suspected of playing a major role in the Paris attacks, and Mohamed Abrini, the Brussels native who walked away from Brussels’ Zaventem airport after his explosives failed to detonate. Four days later, suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the Brussels airport and metro during the morning rush hour. Around 900 people are among those who suffered physical or mental trauma in the Brussels attacks, which were claimed by IS.
Pre-trial hearings in Brussels attacks start at NATO's ex-HQ
A general view of the site where the pre-trial chamber for the attacks at Zaventem airport and Brussels will take place, in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. One of the first cases to be staged at the new site will be the case against defendants suspected of involvement in the Brussels attacks at Brussels Airport and Maalbeek metro station on 22 March 2016. Around 900 people are among those who suffered physical or mental trauma in the March 22, 2016, attacks, which were claimed by the Islamic State group. Among them is Salah Abdeslam, the lone known surviving suspect in the 2015 deadly Paris attacks, and Mohamed Abrini, the Brussels native who walked away from Brussels' Zaventem airport after his explosives failed to detonate. Four days later, suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the Brussels airport and metro during the morning rush hour.
New details in interrogation of captured Paris attack suspect
According to his lawyer, Belgian law enforcement officers interrogated recently captured terror suspect Salah Abdeslam for only about an hour between his arrest and the terror attacks in Brussels. Politico Europe Reporter Giulia Paravicini joins CBSN with more.cbsnews.com
Inside Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek
Belgium's prime minister says there's no information connecting Tuesday’s terror attacks to the recent arrest of Salah Abdeslam, the one surviving suspect from last year's Paris attacks. He and other suspects came from a section of Brussels called Molenbeek. CBSN’s Vladimir Duthiers visited the neighborhood after the Paris attacks.cbsnews.com
Belgium at highest terror alert level after explosions
Tuesday's explosions at Brussels Airport and a metro station came just days after police arrested Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving suspect of the Paris terror attacks. Security officials in Europe have been bracing for another major attack since the November Paris attacks. Elizabeth Palmer reports.cbsnews.com
Paris terror attack suspect facing interrogation in Belgium
France may request extradition as early as this weekend for the top suspect in last year’s deadly Paris terror attacks. Salah Abdeslam, a French national, is in custody in Belgium. Police picked up his trail in the Forest neighborhood of Brussels on Tuesday. He was arrested on Friday in the nearby neighborhood of Molenbeek where he grew up. At least four suspects were arrested during the raid after helping hide him. Charlie D’Agata reports from Brussels.cbsnews.com
Suicide vest found in southern Paris suburb
Belgian police are still hunting for Salah Abdeslam, Europe's most wanted man and a key suspect in the Paris attacks. A suicide vest, containing similar explosives to the ones used in the attacks, was recovered in a Paris suburb near where the suspect's cell phone was used, but has not been formally linked to Abdeslam. Debora Patta reports.cbsnews.com
Belgian police search for mastermind of Paris terror attack
The intense search for Salah Abdeslam is centered around Molenbeek, a Brussels neighborhood linked to the suspected Paris terrorists and the alleged mastermind of the attacks. In Brussels, police detained a camera crew inside a French rental car like the one that took some of the attackers to Paris. Allen Pizzey reports.cbsnews.com