The only surviving suspect of the 2015 Paris terror attacks has refused to cooperate with the court at a hearing in Brussels related to separate terror charges.
The district of Molenbeek was in lockdown as anti-terror police squads carried out raids.
A small minority of Muslim prisoners cheered the Paris attacker when he arrived in Fleury-Mérogis.
Paris terror attacks mastermind planned to carry out an assault on Three Lions fans in Marseille.
Abdeslam's lawyer had previously stated the terror suspect would answer the court.
The Islamic State cell that carried out the Brussels and Paris attacks operated from Molenbeek.
Sven Mary spoke to reporters following his client's transfer to a French legal team.
The suspect was arrested in March and will now face trial in France.
Paris attacks suspect researched possibility of building a dirty bomb.
Suspected Islamic State militant plays down his role in the Zaventem airport bombing that killed 16 people.
Prosecutors arrest three people in Uccle, Brussels, and charge two more with terrorism-related offences.
Sources at high-security Bruges pound call jihadi suspect awaiting extradition to France 'a model prisoner'.
Belgian-Moroccan seen with Salah Abdeslam has been caught according to VRT broadcaster.
Police in France, Belgium and the Netherlands have arrested five suspects with an 'unprecedented' arsenal
Mohamed Abdeslam has told French media that his brother did not want to cause extra deaths.
Belgian authorities agree to hand over Islamist suspect to their French counterparts.
Brussels attack: Police in new anti-terror operation as Isis suspect Salah Abdeslam vows to cooperate
Belgian security forces comb wooden area in probe related to arrest of Isis suspect Reda Kriket in France.
Khalid el-Bakraoui registered a flat under alias of FC Schaerbeek player Ibrahim Maaroufi.
Club Isis: Watch terrorist Salah Abdeslam drinking and dancing in Brussels disco prior to Paris attacks
Footage emerges of Brahim and Salah Abdeslam clubbing only months before Paris attacks.
Additional soldiers guarding Belgium's two atomic power plants and nuclear research facility.
Lawyer for suspect said Abdeslam would no longer fight extradition to France.
Police are extending their manhunt to include a man who assisted Khalid el-Bakraoui.
The militants have 'orders to choose the time, place and method for maximum carnage'.
Former footballer Mary has defended a series of notorious criminals.
How could a technique using fear of asphyxiation by drowning be considered anything other than torture?
Links are rapidly emerging between the attackers in Brussels and in Paris.
Authorities say the attacks in Paris and Brussels may have been the work of one Islamic State Daesh terrorist cell, based in Brussels.
Police have identified the two Islamic State suicide bombers as Belgian nationals.
Morgan claimed that Trump 'is one man who definitely has a plan to deal with Isis terrorism'.
In a show of solidarity, Paris lights the Eiffel Tower in the colours of the Belgian flag.