World Bulletin / News Desk
Police raided eight addresses in the Brussels districts of Molenbeek, Schaerbeek, Anderlecht and Laeken.
Since deadly terror attacks in Paris in November 2015 and in Brussels in March last year, the country has been on high alert with police and soldiers enforcing tight security measures.
However, Tuesday's raids were not related to those attacks but to find people suspected of having gone to fight in Syria and Iraq, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
No weapons or explosives were found during the raids.
Belgium is known for having a high number of foreign fighters. The country has designated 611 of its nationals as foreign fighters or people who went to Syria or Iraq and returned or who have planned on doing so.
The meeting of the world's leading economies in Buenos Aires comes days before US tariffs on steel and aluminum are due to come into force on Friday for all countries except Canada and Mexico.
Meeting cancelled after Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Bolivia voted ‘no’
'Despite the oppression they face, Iranians are fighting to reclaim their rights,' U.S. president says
Nearly 800 FARC militants assumed to be in Guaviare district where air force carried out strike
Two civilians and one security officer dead, another two officers wounded
Elor Azaria, who killed an injured and unarmed Palestinian in 2016, is now set for release on May 10
The French Embassy in Tel Aviv says it was taking the case 'very seriously'
The ISIL terrorist was responsible for taking by force houses of security members in Mosul
Iraq suffers from acute financial crisis due to dropped oil prices and anti-terrorism expenses
Thousands of supporters poured into the streets of the capital island Male on Friday night and continued their protest rally till early Saturday, the joint opposition said in a statement issued in Colombo.
Also suspended were the accounts of its parent organization, Strategic Communication Laboratories, as well as those of University of Cambridge psychologist Aleksandr Kogan and Christopher Wylie, who runs Eunoia Technologies.
Andrew McCabe was accused of misleading investigators on Clinton Foundation corruption case
Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell told reporters after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday that the U.S. also wants to see a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation.