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Morocco ‘breaks terror network’

ICC Note

Christians are persecuted in countries of North Africa such as Egypt , Algeria and Morocco . The influence of Islamic extremism is expanding in those countries.

08/29/2008 Morocco (BBC News)-The Moroccan authorities say they have broken up a militant cell operating in several towns in the kingdom.

The group allegedly had links with al- Qaeda and police described the 15 people arrested as “dangerous”.

They had electronic and chemical materials used to make explosives, reports the state press agency, MAP.

The BBC’s James Copnall in Morocco says this is almost certainly a reference to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (QIM), an organisation largely based in neighbouring Algeria which has ties with Osama bin Laden’s movement.

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