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Dutch: Iraqi Plotted to Recruit Fighters

Dutch authorities have arrested an alleged accomplice in a plot to channel holy-war fighters to Iraq for suicide attacks against U.S. forces, German officials said Monday. The 32-year-old Iraqi, whose name was not released, had been at large since the arrest of another Iraqi in Munich last Tuesday. He was arrested by Dutch security officials at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport when he attempted to board a plane to Turkey, Munich prosecutor Christian Schmidt-Sommerfeld said. The German warrant for his arrest cites charges of forming a criminal organization, he said. Schiphol police spokeswoman Frederique Hermie said the man was arrested Saturday evening. Germany has requested the man’s extradition and he will appear before a judge at the Haarlem District Court Tuesday, she added. Full Story

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