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Belgian Jihadists Jailed as Europe Tries to Stem Flow of IS Fighters

A court in Belgium on Wednesday handed jail sentences to 45 members of an Islamist group called Sharia4Belgium, convicted of arranging for young men to travel to Syria to fight for jihadist groups. The case was the latest in a series of prosecutions of European citizens who have joined terror groups in Syria. Most of those sentenced in Antwerp, however, were absent from court, presumed to be fighting or to have been killed in Syria. The group's leader, Fouad Belkacem, was given a...

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