Belgian festival draws criticism over blackface 'Savage' character

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 12:55 GMT

Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian paradeز

Fuel tax protesters block Brussels streets

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 - 11:37 GMT

Scores of Belgian protesters wearing the yellow vests that have become a symbol of anti-tax demonstrators in neighboring France blocked a key road junction in central Brussels on Friday, calling on the government to resign.

Belgian builds musical bridge across the Bosphorus

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus.

Killer of two police shot dead in Belgium: public broadcaster

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 09:18 GMT

A man shot dead two police officers in the center of the eastern Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday and was himself shot dead after having taken a woman hostage.

Eight questioned in Belgium anti-terror raids

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Eight people were questioned in Brussels following counter-terror raids as part of an investigation into what one source said appeared to be preparations for an attack.

Belgian trial of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam set for February

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 09:05 GMT

A Belgian court on Monday delayed until February the trial of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam over a shooting in Brussels that led to his capture.

Tense drama 'Insyriated' to screen at CIFF

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 10:26 GMT

Director Philippe Van Leeuw’s intense 2017 drama "Insyriated" will screen on the final day of the 39th Cairo International Film Festival, ending November 30.

Muslim World League chief receives Belgian diplomatic delegation

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 01:58 GMT

The Secretary General of the Muslim World League Mohammed bin Abdul Karim al Issa received Wednesday.

Ex-Catalonia leader turns himself in to Belgian police - VRT

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 01:05 GMT

Sacked Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to Belgian police, Belgian public broadcaster VRT said on Sunday.

Belgium ready to mediate in Qatar crisis with Arab states

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 10:13 GMT

he Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Sunday with his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders in Brussels to discuss the regional diplomatic row.

Man shot in Brussels after attacking soldiers

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 11:10 GMT

A man was shot in the centre of Brussels on Friday evening after attacking two soldiers with a knife, Brussels prosecutors said.

Baron Palace to be renovated in cooperation with Armed Forces

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 - 12:26 GMT

The Arab contractors company in cooperation with the Armed forces authorities and the Ministry of Antiquities started to perform the renovation and development work pertaining Baron Palace.

Save our fries! Belgians say EU spares national dish

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 09:51 GMT

Belgium's national dish, the deep fried potato sticks that much of the English-speaking world gallingly calls "French fries", has been saved.