Busted Belgium Terror Cell 'Received Instructions from ISIS'

Suspected terror cell that was the target of a raid in Belgium received instructions from ISIS, according to a counterterrorism official.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2015, 3:16 AM

Video: What do Belgians Really Think about Jews?

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe, and to gauge it Belgians on the street are asked their opinions of Jews - the results are shocking.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 9:32 PM

3 Jihadis Reported Killed in Belgium Anti-Terror Raid

Residents report gunfire and blasts in Verviers; Other anti-terror raids reportedly underway across Belgium, including in Brussels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 8:54 PM

Kosher Store Terrorist Bought Weapons from Belgium - Report

AK-47s, rocket launchers and other guns all sourced from Belgian criminal underworld; 'scared' gun-trafficker surrenders to police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2015, 6:12 PM

Belgium Won't Ban Kosher Slaughter, Says Minister

Belgium’s Minister for Animal Welfare advises a European Jewish group that kosher slaughter will not be banned in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2014, 3:46 AM

Hostage Crisis in Belgium Resolved Quickly

Second hostage crisis of the day resolved: Four armed men entered apartment building taking one hostage. Police quickly dealt with incident.Cynthia Blank, 12/15/2014, 4:50 PM

Belgian Lawmakers Planning to Recognize 'Palestine'

Belgian legislators are working on a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, following suit with several other European countries.Elad Benari, 12/5/2014, 3:16 AM

Antwerp Stabbing 'Not Surprising', Says WZO Official

Yaakov Hagoel of the World Zionist Organization warns of increased anti-Semitism throughout Europe.Shimon Cohen, 11/17/2014, 3:14 AM

Tibi Urges Belgian Parliament to Sanction Israel

Radical Arab MK pushes for 'Palestine' recognition in London last month, now in Belgium he agitates against 'racist extremist Israel.'Ari Yashar, 11/6/2014, 6:28 PM

Anti-Semitic Muslim Preacher Banned from Entering Belgium

Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood leader had called for Muslim women to 'suckle their babies on the hatred of the sons of Zion,' during Gaza war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 9:02 PM

BDS Group Protests Palestinian-Israeli Film Festival

Why can't we just all get along? BDS group cries 'occupation' over festival celebrating good relationship between Israelis, Palestinians.Tova Dvorin, 11/2/2014, 10:16 AM

Belgian University Pits 'Little Palestinians' Against 'Mean Jew'

Belgian university issues apology after philosophy and literature departments plan blatantly anti-Semitic game for orientation.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 11:21 AM

Financial Giant SWIFT Rejects Israel Sanctions Call

Belgium-based financial transfer services giant 'regrets' international pressure put on it to boycott Israel, refuses to do so.Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 11:45 AM

Belgium Tries 46 Muslims for Jihad Propaganda

Founder and members of Sharia4Belgium, which urged Muslims to leave for jihad in Syria, put on trial for being part of terror organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2014, 1:36 PM

European Commission: No Threat to Our HQ from Islamists

Rumors of a 'specific threat' to EU Commission headquarters in Brussels denied Sunday, amidst security concerns over Islamist extremism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 11:41 AM

Belgian Crackdown Prevents Several Terror Attacks

400 Belgians have joined jihad and 90 have returned; report reveals many being arrested before carrying out attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2014, 8:36 PM

'No Doubt' that Belgian Synagogue Fire was Anti-Semitism

WZO's Ya'akov Hagoel tells Arutz Sheva synagogue was targeted by arsonists before, rejects officials claiming 'criminal' act.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2014, 8:59 PM

Belgian Synagogue Set on Fire in 'Criminal' Attack

Amid a wave of anti-Semitism in Europe, and just four months since deadly Brussels shooting, attackers set fire to a synagogue.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2014, 3:12 PM

Brussels Jewish Museum Suspect in Custody for 3 Months

Alleged shooter, Mehdi Nemmouche, to remain in custody for three more months as trial over museum attack drags.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2014, 6:53 PM

Watch: Wounded Hero Saved Wife and Son from Shrapnel

Immigrant from Belgium recounts how he was seriously wounded by Hamas mortar shrapnel; saved family because 'nothing else matters.'Ari Yashar, 8/29/2014, 11:42 AM

Syrian Man Arrested in Belgium Over Terror Links

Man found in possession of videos showing killings by jihadis, suspected of links to Al Qaeda.AFP, 8/3/2014, 12:00 AM

Belgian Doctor Refuses to Treat Elderly Jewish Woman

'Send her to Gaza for a few hours, and she will not feel the pain anymore,' the doctor said.Arutz Sheva, 7/31/2014, 4:25 PM

Brussels: Suspect in Jewish Museum Shooting Charged With Murder

French Islamist Mehdi Nemmouche charged with 'murder in a terrorist context' after extradition from France.AFP, 7/30/2014, 1:30 PM

France Finally Hands Over Brussels Jewish Museum Attack Suspect

Mehdi Nemmouche will be interrogated by Belgian authorities over deadly shooting; has remained largely silent during questioning.AFP, 7/29/2014, 9:19 PM

Interfaith Rally in Brussels For Return of Kidnapped Teens

Outpouring of support for Israeli teens at rally and prayer session - as Brussels continues to recover from its own crisis.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 7:11 PM

Belgium: 46 Suspected Islamists to Stand Trial

Belgian court orders trial for 46 suspected members of a radical group, believed to be involved in sending young fighters to Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2014, 12:01 AM

Muslims Love Death, Europe is Tired of Life

They both hate Israel. Giulio Meotti, 6/3/2014, 10:18 AM

After French Win, Far-Right Marine Le Pen Seeks Power in Belgium

Europe still reeling from eurosceptic elections as controversial far-right leaders seek to gain power in embattled Belgium.AFP, 5/28/2014, 5:52 PM

Belgian Jewish Leader: 'There's a Certain Panic' After Shooting

Raphael Werner comes to Israel for funeral of Israelis shot in Brussels, says Europe needs to do more to fight anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 5/28/2014, 7:47 AM

Belgian Media Reports Shooting Suspect Arrested

A suspect in shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday has reportedly been captured, as murdered Israelis buried in TA.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 6:30 PM

Media Speculates: Was Belgium Shooting a 'Targeted Attack'?

Left-wing Haaretz's analyst weighs in on whether or not the Rivas, Hy"d, were deliberately targeted for working for the Israeli government.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2014, 12:40 PM

European Jewish Leaders Demand Permanent Security in Belgium

Ad hoc security detail after horrific shooting 'just is not enough,' local leaders warn.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2014, 9:18 AM

Brussels Shooting Labelled 'Terrorist Assassination'

Belgian prosecutor's office finally confirms that attack was terrorism, after debate over how to categorize the crime.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 7:51 PM

Belgium Shooting Victims En Route to Israel for Burial

Tel Aviv natives Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, hy"d, to be buried Tuesday evening.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 4:25 PM

Israeli, European Victims of Belgium Attack Identified

Tel Aviv couple familiar with Europe, were 'intelligent and discreet,' neighbors say; other victims French and Belgian.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 2:26 PM

Controversy Over Whether Brussels Attack 'Anti-Semitic'

Jewish leaders, French President slam Belgium shooting as distinctly anti-Semitic - but Belgian prosecutor's office will not confirm that.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2014, 2:24 PM

Brussels Shooting Attack Overshadows Belgian National Elections

Authorities say there is no known security threat for voters heading to the polls today, as Flemish nationalists lead the polls.AFP, 5/25/2014, 12:33 PM

Belgian Police Hunt Jewish Museum Shooter

Suspect still not apprehended in 'premeditated' Brussels attack as grisly details about the shooting rampage surface.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2014, 11:05 AM

Belgian Jews Blame Rampant Anti-Semitism for Shooting Attack

Is Anti-Semitism becoming a distinctly European phenomenon? Locals say yes - and so does the ADL.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 8:48 AM

Suspect Arrested in Brussels Shooting Attack

Gunman enters Jewish Museum in rampage, kills four; attack presumed anti-Semitic.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2014, 11:01 PM

'The Answer to Anti-Semitism is to Be Ourselves'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett reacts to horrific Brussels attack by urging world Jewry to embrace religious, national identity .Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 10:14 PM

Belgium: Police Use Water Cannon to Disperse Anti-Semitic Rally

Far-right groups converge on Brussels for event featuring anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonne despite official ban.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2014, 6:58 PM

Belgium Bans 'Anti-Semitic Hatefest' Featuring Dieudonne

Anti-Semitic French comedian Dieudonne was due to feature at gathering of far-right activists, who have vowed to hold event despite ban.AFP, 5/4/2014, 2:27 PM

Dutch and Belgian Mayors Unimpressed by Bibi's 'Enclave Plan'

Idea of applying Dutch-Belgian enclave model to Israel and the PA "sounds like an April Fools' joke," says mayor of Baarle-Nassau.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 6:15 AM

Report: Netanyahu Looking Into 'Enclave Peace Plan'

Prime Minister Netanyahu reportedly looking into the option of applying a Dutch-Belgian enclave model to the peace agreement with the PA.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 1:14 AM

Belgium: Train Announcement Asks Jews to 'Get Off at Auschwitz'

Horrifying anti-Semitic announcement on Belgian train bears striking similarity to 2012 incident; perpetrators have not been caught.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 3:48 PM

Belgian Children's Costume - Holocaust Prisoner

Belgian supermarket chain pulls children's costume after complaints by Jewish shoppers, claims unaware of context.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 1:42 AM

Belgium Upgrades PA's Diplomatic Status

Belgium raises the standing of the PA's diplomatic delegation to the country to “mission” status, says it supports "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 11/10/2013, 5:01 AM

Belgium: Proposed Euthanasia of Minors Alarms Religious Leaders

Legislation being pushed to allow minors as young as 12 to decide to end their lives; religious leaders of all faiths horrified.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 8:41 PM

Al Qaeda Fighter Extradited to US on Terror Charges

A Tunisian man jailed in Belgium in 2003 for planning to attack a NATO air base has been extradited to the US to face further charges.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/4/2013, 10:48 AM

Belgium: Israelis not Allowed to Name Daughter 'Jerusalem'

An Israeli couple in Belgium welcomed a baby girl this week, but were told the name 'Jerusalem' did not make the cut for valid baby names.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/21/2013, 11:50 AM

Israeli Tennis Team Fined for Refusing to Play on Yom Kippur

The Israel Davis Cup team will be fined 10,000 euros for refusing to compete on Yom Kippur and asking to postpone the game by one day.Elad Benari, 8/12/2013, 4:44 AM

Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe is King, as Father Abdicates

Crown Prince Philippe was sworn as the King of Belgium on Sunday after his 79-year-old father abdicated the throne.Chana Ya'ar, 7/21/2013, 3:56 PM

Belgian Jewish Community Honors US Ambassador

Unites States Ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, was honored on Tuesday by the Jewish community in Brussels at a farewell ceremony.Rina Tzvi , 7/7/2013, 11:43 AM

Report: France, Belgium, Saudis Send Weapons to Syrian Rebels

Reports on Monday said that Syrian rebels have begun receiving weapons from France and Belgium, via Saudi ArabiaDavid Lev, 6/17/2013, 6:00 PM

Belgian Anti-Semitism

Interview with Prof. Mark Elchardus of the Free Univ. of Brussels: "At the Brussels secondary schools, almost every second student is a Muslim."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 5/21/2013, 1:49 AM

Peres Honors Belgians Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust

President Shimon Peres kicks off a European tour with a homage to 22 Belgians honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 4:45 AM