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Man with radical Islamic ties arrested for fatal shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels

Suspected gunman held for Brussels Jewish museum shooting (via AFP) A Frenchman with suspected ties to Islamic radicals in Syria has been arrested over last week’s fatal shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, investigation sources told AFP on Sunday. The suspected gunman, 29-year-old Mehdi Nemmouche, was arrested…  …

Axe-wielding arsonist kills imam in Brussels mosque

BRUSSELS — An axe-wielding arsonist burst into a Shiite Belgian mosque, killing the imam and destroying much of the building in an attack local Muslims tipped as the work of Sunni extremists. Police said the man, detained after mosque personnel trapped him inside the building, apparently used fuel to set…