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Tuesday 23 February 2016

Morocco Arrests Member of ISIS-Related Terror Cell

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Morocco Arrests Member of ISIS-Related Terror Cell

Morocco's security services on Tuesday arrested a member of a terrorist cell in the northern city of Nador recruiting volunteers to fight for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Morocco Arrests Member of ISIS-Related Terror Cell
This operation was conducted in coordination with the Spanish security services, which arrested three other accomplices in Sebta, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
One of the three accomplices is a former Guantanamo detainee who had fought for "Al Qaeda" in Afghanistan, the statement said, adding that another accomplice is the brother of a fighter who perpetrated in 2013 a suicide attack against a military barrack in Syria.

This operation is part of cooperation between Moroccan and Spanish security services to fight terrorism in the light of the rising threat that represents ISIS for the stability of Morocco and its allies.
The suspects will stand trial after completion of investigations, supervised by the competent attorney's office.
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