Spain nabs suspected Islamist extremists
Spanish police Wednesday arrested two suspected Islamist extremists who found young recruits in north Africa for training in camps and war zones, officials said. The pair -- 25-year-old Rachid Abdellah Mohamed and 30-year-old Nabil Mohamed Chaib, both Spanish -- were nabbed in the nation's disputed north African enclave of Melilla.
They were believed to lead an Islamist group with international connections, made up mostly of Spanish citizens of north African origin living in Melilla or the neighbouring Moroccan city of Farkhana, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. (...)