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Verviers

(vĕrvyā`), commune (1991 pop. 53,482), Liège prov., E Belgium, on the Vesdre River and at the foot of the Ardennes. Manufactures of this industrial center include textiles, glass, and machinery. Nearby is a large reservoir, the Barrage de la Gileppe (built 1867–78).
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A Belgian judge jailed members of an Islamic State cell dismantled in a raid in the town of Verviers last year for up to 16 years on Tuesday.
The two suspects were arrested and taken for questioning following house searches in the cities of Verviers and Tournai overnight.
The trial of members of a terror cell in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers begins on Monday.
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Belgian security services had bugged the apartments the men were using in the border town of Verviers about 90 miles away.
On Thursday, police killed two gunmen during raids in the East Belgian town of Verviers. Thirteen suspects were arrested throughout the country and two others held in France on Belgium's request.
Soldiers have also been requested at the industrial eastern city of Verviers, where early on Friday security forces killed two suspected extremists in a huge raid on an alleged extremist cell allegedly planning to attack police in the country.
Authorities said a dozen searches in the Belgian city of Verviers had led to the discovery of four militarystyle weapons including Kalashnikov assault rifles.
In Brussels police continued to quiz 13 men pulled in after Thursday's drama in the Belgian border town of Verviers. Police were continuing to search the extremists' "safe house".
Authorities said a dozen searches in the Belgian city of Verviers had led to the discovery of four military-style weapons including Kalashnikov assault rifles.
Two suspected Islamic State jihadis died and a third was injured after Belgian police commandos swooped in on the group in Verviers.