Mehdi Nemmouche:  the  quadruple murder  was the first in a wave of terrorist attacks carried out by Isis in Europe. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Mehdi Nemmouche, the Frenchman who murdered four people at the Jewish museum in Brussels on May 24th, 2014, will serve a life sentence in France, a 12(...)

Pieces of evidence are displayed during the trial regarding the terrorist attack at the Jewish museum in Brussels, at the Brussels Justice Palace,  this week. Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Mehdi Nemmouche is on trial in Brussels until early March, accused of murdering an Israeli couple, a French volunteer and a receptionist at the Jewish(...)

A file picture released on June 1, 2014 shows Mehdi Nemmouche, a 29-year-old suspected gunman who shot dead four people at the Jewish museum in Brussels Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty

The trial of Mehdi Nemmouche, the French jihadist accused of murdering four people in the Jewish Museum in Brussels on May 24th 2014, will begin on Th(...)

A placard with a black ribbon is brandished on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, following the recent terror attack on the street. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty

Though Islamic State claimed responsibility for twin attacks that killed 15 people in Spain last week, the level of involvement by the “caliphate” is (...)

French policemen  in the Normandy village of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray after a priest was killed in the latest of a string of attacks against Western targets claimed by or blamed on the Islamic State jihadist group. Photograph: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP/Getty Images

Another day, another attack. Europe is reeling from a spate of deadly summer assaults – by gun, axe, knife, machete and truck – leaving citizens anxi(...)

Forensic experts examine the scene around the truck. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty

Below are some of the deadly attacks by militants in Europe over the past two years: May 24th, 2014 - Four people are killed in a shooting at the J(...)

Abdelhamid Abaaoud: the presumed mastermind behind the Paris attacks said he was able to return to Syria from Europe despite being pursued by intelligence agencies. Photograph: AP

Investigations into the attacks by Islamic State that killed 130 people and wounded 351 others in Paris six months ago advanced substantially with th(...)

The neighbourhood in Paris that was home to Reda Hame, a French citizen who, according to interrogation records, was trained by Islamic State to strike in Europe. Hame was arrested in August 2015, before he could strike. Photograph: Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times

The day he left Syria with instructions to carry out a terrorist attack in France, Reda Hame (29), a computer technician from Paris, had been a membe(...)

On guard: special police in Brussels on Thursday, as investigations continued into the terror attacks on the city. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty

The drone of helicopters and the faint sound of sirens hung heavy in the air. Time seemed to stand still in the skies above Brussels on Tuesday. In th(...)

Forensic police   on the scene of one the    Paris attacks shootings: Police identified the ringleader as Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 27-year-old Belgian citizen. Photograph: Marius Becker/EPA

Yesterday’s attacks at Brussels airport and one of the city’s central metro stations, which has reportedly left at least 26 people dead, are the most (...)

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