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Suspect Gives Insight on Terror Bombings

A man who claims to be the mastermind of the Madrid train bombings has been giving eavesdropping Italian investigators new insights into the murky world of terrorism. Rabei Osman Ahmed, a 33-year-old man known as “Muhammad the Egyptian,” was arrested June 7 on an international warrant issued by Spanish authorities. The Italians also detained a 21-year-old Palestinian, Yahia Payumi, as an alleged accomplice. For weeks before Ahmed arrest, and while in custody, Italian investigators monitored his conversations. He was picked up after wiretaps indicated he was planning another attack in an undisclosed location. Full Story

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