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Jacqueline Galant, who resigned as Belgium's transport minister on Friday, says she is the victim of a crusade against her. Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Belgian Federal Police released surveillance video of three men suspected of taking part in the attacks at Belgium's Zaventem Airport, including the "man in the hat." AP hide caption

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Mohamed Abrini (top right) is seen with Salah Abdeslam in this image taken from a CCTV camera at a gas station north of Paris on Nov. 11, 2015. Wanted for questioning over both the Paris attacks and the recent bombing of the Brussels airport, Abrini was arrested Friday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Salah Abdeslam, 26, is a suspect in last November's Paris attack. He was arrested recently in Brussels and is to be extradited to Paris. He and his brother, a suicide bomber in the Paris attack, both spent time in prison for dealing drugs. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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ISIS Attracts Ex-Cons, Creating A New Brand Of Jihadist

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Dirk van der Maelen, a Social Democratic member of Belgium's Federal Parliament, defends the country's motto, seen here: "Unity makes strength." He think Belgium needs to remain unified, now more than ever. But there are also renewed calls for the country to split into two. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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Belgium Terrorist Attacks Prompt A Renewed Sectarian Debate

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Belgian police and soldiers secure the area outside the Zaventem Airport in Brussels on Tuesday. The airport has been closed since the March 22 suicide bombing, and there's still no date for reopening it. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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A Week Later, No Word On When Brussels Will Reopen The Airport

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In the wake of the Brussels bombings, Belgians are visiting a makeshift memorial in the heart of the city and raising flags of countries around the world. In a country known for its divisions, some Belgians say the traumatic events has united them in ways they didn't expect. Melissa Block / NPR hide caption

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In Divided Belgium, Some Find That Trauma Unites Them

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A masked man raises a fist and the Belgian flag outside the stock exchange in Brussels on Sunday, at a square filled with memorials to the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks. Tensions mounted after the square, occupied by mourners, was invaded by far-right protesters whom AFP identified as football hooligans. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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