Lawmakers in Flanders and Wallonia agree to ban kosher and halal slaughter by 2019
Under the measure, small animals will be stunned electrically before being killed, which animal rights campaigners say is more humane than Jewish and Islamic rituals.
Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel met with leaders of B'Tselem and Breaking the Silence while in Israel, despite Netanyahu's demand that the Belgian government stop funding organizations that 'harm IDF soldiers.'
Suspect shot in the leg while fleeing scene of the crime in the Schaerbeek neighborhood of Brussels.
Youssef Kobo, the adviser on diversity for the minister in charge of equal opportunity in the regional government of Brussels, said he was 'young and stupid' when he wrote the Facebook posts in 2014, which he later claimed to regret.
The clip of the young man, the son of a radical cleric, was disseminated by a Middle East monitoring group.
Assailant dies of wounds after being shot by police, local media reports.
As of yet, there is no connection with the attacks at Brussels airport and the metro on March 22, in which 32 people were killed, the prosecution office says.
The man, identified only as J.B., says he was abducted and fitted with an explosive device, which was later found to be laden with salt and cookies.
The authorities say the teens did not apply quickly enough after their parents died in the May 2014 attack in Brussels.