Belgium is considered one of Europe's focal points for Islamist extremists. Up to 500 fighters are said to have returned to Belgium from Syria. Security forces are on standby.
More than 100 foreign fighters have returned to Belgium, with more to follow. Some want to leave their past behind, others want to "disappear" and pose a headache for the authorities. Teri Schultz reports.
Human Rights Watch has interviewed dozens of "jihadi" brides at detention camps in Syria who want to return home, including at least 15 Germans. Several countries called for ex-IS members to be tried in Iraq and Syria.
Belgian prosecutors say the men were charged with terror-related offenses in connection with an attack aboard a high-speed train that was thwarted by passengers. The suspects were arrested after raids in Brussels.
The first trial connected with the November 2015 Paris terror attacks has started, with Jawad Bendaoud appearing in court charged with harboring two jihadists after the attack. The 31-year-old is pleading his ignorance.
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