Dutch police search house of 18-year-old Belgian raid suspect
Europe Tries to Stop Flow of Citizens Joining Jihad
Police arrested an Iraqi man who wanted to join al Qaeda in Syria to carry out attacks in the region. “The man wanted to travel to Syria to join al Qaeda and then possibly commit an attack in Iraq or Palestine,” according to a statement by the public prosecutor.
Police have released 11 Somali men suspected of plotting to carry out attacks in the country. One man remains in custody, and another is still a suspect in a terror plot.
Police arrested 12 Somalis in Rotterdam after receiving intelligence of a plot to carry out attacks in the country. Searches of several homes, two motel rooms, and a telephone shop failed to uncover any weapons or explosives.
A Dutch court freed Wesam al Delaema from prison after he had served less than six years of a 25-year sentence. Delaema was convicted in a US court for joining an insurgent group and planting IEDs that were intended to kill US troops in Fallujah. The US had transferred Delaema to the Netherlands to serve […]
Police arrested a Somali-born British man at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on suspicion of terrorism based on a tip from British intelligence. The suspect was traveling to Uganda when he was detained.
Pictures of the two suspected terrorists, from ABC News. Two Michigan men were detained in Amsterdam after arriving from Chicago and charged with “preparation of a terrorist attack.” Ahmed Mohamed Nasser al Soofi and Hezam al Murisi raised eyebrows when officials found a knife, a box cutter, and a cell phone taped to a Pepto […]