Tunisian police arrest nephew of alleged Berlin attacker and two other suspects

Tunisian police arrest nephew of alleged Berlin attacker and two other suspects

Tunisia arrested the nephew of the suspected Berlin truck attacker and two other jihadist suspects who are “connected” to Anis Amri, the interior ministry said Saturday, as German investigators continued their hunt for possible accomplices. A statement said the three suspects, aged between 18 and 27, were arrested on Friday and were members of a […]

Suspects in foiled terror attack ‘took orders’ from IS group in Iraq, Syria

Suspects in foiled terror attack ‘took orders’ from IS group in Iraq, Syria

Paris Prosecutor François Molins said Friday that five men arrested in weekend raids in Strasbourg and Marseille had received orders from the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq or Syria and were planning a terror attack for next week. “An imminent attack was thwarted,” Molins told a news conference. “A Strasbourg commando team and a […]

Belgium charges four suspects over IS group recruiting network

Belgium charges four suspects over IS group recruiting network

Belgian prosecutors on Wednesday charged four people with participating in a terrorist organisation, including funding and recruiting would-be fighters to join the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria. The terror-related charges were announced after 15 early morning raids in the northern cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Deinze, the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement. […]

French govt will not share names of terror suspects with mayors

French govt will not share names of terror suspects with mayors

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ruled out sharing details of individuals on the intelligence services’ watch list with town mayors, he told weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche. Suspects on the so-called “Fiche S” watch list are “under surveillance but not under official investigation because they have not been proven to have committed any […]

What we know about the five suspects held in connection with Nice attack

What we know about the five suspects held in connection with Nice attack

Following revelations by Paris Prosecutor François Molins on Thursday that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had support in planning last week’s attack in Nice, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the five suspects being held in connection with the case. The five suspects are believed to have provided Bouhlel with either material or logistical support in planning […]

French police detain seven suspects in connection to Nice terrorist attack

French police detain seven suspects in connection to Nice terrorist attack

French police detained three more people in Nice Sunday in connection with the probe into the Bastille day attack that killed at least 84 people when a truck rammed into crowds in the Riviera city, police sources said. Two men and a woman were taken in for questioning, according to an official with the Paris […]