That's how the cookie crumbles: The attack scare today was laden with salt, biscuits and definitely was in poor taste. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The security alert follows a series of police raids at the weekend in relation to March 22 suicide attacks on the Brussels international airport and an underground station in the Belgian capital, in which more than 20 people were killed.
The attacks in Brussels on the airport and metro took place on March 22, 2016. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)
June 18, 2016 - 09:12 GMT
Some 40 house searches were carried out, especially in Brussels.
Migrants make their way to board a train to Duesseldorf, Germany in Passau. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2016 - 13:16 GMT
The suspects were said to be planning an attack in Dusseldorf, Germany on behalf on the Daesh group.
An undated file photo taken on November 24, 2015 by Belgian federal police shows Mohamed Abrini (30) who was seen on November 11 at a gas station in Ressons on the highway heading to Paris.  Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini was arrested on April 8, 2016.  (AFP/STR/Belgian Police)
April 08, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Reports from Belgium claim that Mohamed Abrini, suspected of being 'the man in the hat' seen with the Brussels airport bombers, has been arrested in connection with the November Paris attacks.
Military police patrol the Brussels Airport in Zaventem, eastern Brussels, November 18, 2015. (AFP/Belga/Dirk Waem)
March 24, 2016 - 07:07 GMT
Intelligence officials reported that a network spanning as many as 400 to 600 militants trained by Daesh are present in Europe.
A screenshot of the suspects in Brussels airport. (Belgian Federal Police/AFP)
March 23, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
The three suspects that were seen wheeling heavy bags into the airport have been named. Belgium's prosecutors says the two brothers likely killed themselves in a twin suicide attack while the final man fled.
Belgian security forces stand guard outside the Brussels Palace of Justice on November 20, as two suspects appeared to answer charges in connection over the attacks in Paris. (AFP/Nicolas Lambert)
March 22, 2016 - 14:42 GMT
At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday morning in three explosions in the Belgian capital of Brussels.
Belgian soldiers on patrol at a shopping center near Vervier, Belgium, on November 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2016 - 14:12 GMT
The blasts at the airport and metro station which killed at least 20 people occurred four days after the arrest in Brussels of a suspected participant in the November Daesh attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. Belgian police had been on alert for any reprisal action.
A file photo of the Daesh flag. (AFP/File)
March 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A Daesh flag was found next to the body of a suspect killed in a shootout during an operation on Tuesday. The suspect was described as a man of Algerian origin who is known to police for a previous theft offence.
Tito Karnavian is sworn in as the new head of the National Counter Terrorism Agency in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AFP/Laily Rachev)
March 16, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Indonesia called on a popular police chief to investigate growing Daesh recruitment in the country.
Al-Qaeda and Taliban detainees sit in a holding area under the surveillance of U.S. Military police at Camp X-Ray, a temporary prison site at Guantanamo Bay. (AFP/File)
March 08, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
As many as 775 detainees were brought to the prison, which was set up after the September 11, 2001 attacks. There are 91 detainees left at the prison.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby. (AFP/File)
February 09, 2016 - 09:06 GMT
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
The Saudi-led coalition has been waging war against groups such as al-Qaeda and Daesh in Yemen. (File photo)
January 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
After a meeting, chaired by President al-Sisi, Egypt has decided to will continue contributing to the Saudi-led coalition's military efforts in Yemen for another year.
The Afghani government is currently waging a war against the Taliban, the most prominent extremist group in the country. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Awareness and education are key points in the fight against violent extremism, says Afghani Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs Faiz Mohammad Osmani.
French special forces played an important role in the counter-attack. (AFP/Ahmed Ouoba)
January 16, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Ouagadougou hotel, in which people from 18 different nationalities were killed.
As of November 2015, 107 prisoners still remained in Guantanamo Bay. (File Photo)
January 09, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabal al-Ahmad's contacts with George W. Bush and US President Barack Obama played an important role in securing al-Kanderi's release.