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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Moroccans arrest Al Qaida cell said to be planning Europe strikes

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

CAIRO — Morocco has reported the capture of an Al Qaida cell.

Security sources said Moroccan authorities have arrested nine Al Qaida operativs over the last week. The sources said the operatives were part of an Al Qaida cell that planned attacks in France, Italy and Morocco.

The Moroccan state news agency MAP said Al Qaida identified several targets in Europe and North Africa, Middle East Newsline reported. MAP cited a church in Bologna and a commuter train station in Milan. Other Al Qaida targets included French intelligence headquarters in Paris and the U.S. consulate in Rabat. For the rest of the story visit World Tribune: al-Qaeda cell
Additional Link from Fox News: Italy Thwarts Subway, Church Terror Attacks
ROME — Italian authorities have thwarted planned terrorist attacks against a Bologna church and Milan's subway. "There was a terrorist project that was to be carried out in our country and the monitoring and prevention action of our forces allowed us to thwart it...." the interior minister press release on Thursday through Italian and Associated Press (AP). Link to this story Fox News: Italy Thwarts

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