One of the three Moroccans arrested on Saturday for their alleged role in the Madrid train bombings was known to at least three police and intelligence services in Europe and north Africa and was part of a complex Europe-wide web of radical Islamists with links to al-Qaida and Afghanistan. Jamal Zougam is suspected by Morocco of links to the secretive Salafia Jihadia group which carried out the May suicide bombing that killed 44 people in Casablanca and which, according to Spanish media, is a main suspect in the Madrid investigation. His name also figures on court documents in France and Spain in cases against suspected radical Islamists, including one in which some of the accused allegedly helped prepare the September 11 attacks in the United States. Full Story
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