According to Trouw, jihadism in The Netherlands is concentrated in mostly three regions. Per region, there are dozens of jihadists planning to travel to Syria or Iraq, or who were apprehended by the authorities prior to their departure, and those who are in the war zone already or who have returned from there.
The ISIS jihadist Khalid K. from Almere was killed in fighting in North-Iraq. Various Kurdish fighters from the Peshmerga army confirm the death of the feared jihad fighter, De Telegraaf reports.
The Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code orange for extreme weather in North and South Holland as well as North Brabant and Utrecht. The rain and thunderstorms in these areas can be very disruptive and even dangerous. Overnight, a lot of rain fell across the country, and more bad weather is expected for the rest of the day.
Train stations in The Netherlands will start keeping entry gates closed at busy stations in phases. The first phase will begin in August for Woerden, Rotterdam Alexander, Almere center and Enschede, which are the cities in which the testing for ov-chip cards to replace train tickets has been successful.
The Icedôme ice rink planned for Almere will not go through after all. The business association behind the rink was unable to gather the needed resources "to be able to deliver the agreed upon collateral", sporting association KNSB announced on Wednesday.
The final Visual Arts exams stolen from the Buitenhout College in Almere have been recovered. It seems that the exams, which were stolen on the 14th of May, were still at the school.
Completed Visual Arts exams of the Buitenhout College in Almere were stolen. The Education Inspection has therefore had to proclaim these exams invalid, the NOS reports.
A man was killed on the A6 near Almere on Thursday night. He was involved in an earlier collision, and was placing warning lights on the road when he was hit by a car.
In Almere, the biggest party, the PVV, is not going to be part of the newly formed municipal council. Losing party PvdA, however, will. The PVV did not manage to connect with other parties due to the recent unrest from within the PVV.
In The Netherlands, 5000 professionals, including teachers and agents, have been trained to spot signs of radicalization. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Almere have been classified as 'jihad cities', where jihadists are being closely followed.
On Friday last week, PVV council members from Almere claimed to be taking distance from PVV-leader Geert Wilders' dismissive comments about Moroccans. Now it seems they will stay under PVV denomination, Omroep Flevoland reports.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD), believes that any cooperation with the PVV of Geert Wilders is impossible at this time, he said in a reaction on Thursday about Wilders' comments about Moroccans in the Netherlands.
Police say they have arrested the man who survived the strange incident in Almere that claimed the life of another man.
Football club Heracles has received the green light, and a loan of €8.2 million courtesy of the municipality, for the renovation of their stadium.
A man was found dead in a home in Almere on Sunday, another person was severely injured. It seems that they became unwell due to chlorine fumes from a cleaning product.
Three men, aged 23, 31, and 32, were arrested Thursday March 6 around 23:35 on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam, after police had spotted them dump a safe in the water in Almere.
The VVD and PvdA might face a big defeat at the upcoming municipal council elections on the 19th of March, as a study reveals that local parties are popular this year.
The woman who got shot on a bus in Almere Wednesday was in the wrong place at the wrong time, police investigations show.
Police say they are hearing witnesses about a shooting incident inside a bus in Almere that has left one woman injured on Wednesday.
The EO television programme Dit is de Dag Onderzoek has uncovered that at least 18 staff members of TBS clinics had sexual relations with patients, or at least crossed the line of professionalism.
In the last half year, the Netherlands has experienced 250 break-ins a day.
Trains traveling between Hilversum and Naarden-Bussum will be shut down until Monday at the earliest as investigators continue to examine the Wednesday's train derailment. Bus service between the two stations has been arranged throughout the closure, adding 30 to 60 minutes to travel time.
Police and courtroom officials regularly use data collected from public transportation cards and an organization monitoring street parking, according to De Telegraaf. The newspaper's investigation into investigation practices found that Translink Systems, the company which runs the OV-chipkaart transit cards, releases confidential customer data several times per week.