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Spain jails 'al-Qaeda suspects'

A Spanish judge has ordered that three Algerians be jailed on charges of having links to al-Qaeda. A Spaniard accused of collaborating with the three men was also jailed, pending further investigation. Judge Baltasar Garzon said the Algerians had helped other militants, some of whom had links to those involved in the 11 September attacks. The four were arrested in raids across Spain on Friday – they are said to be members of Iraq-based Ansar al-Islam. Spanish news agency Efe said the judge had also asked the UK to hand over Ansar al-Islam member Heidi Ben Youssef Boudhiba or “Fathi”, who he described as the Algerians’ leader. Full Story

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