November 28, 2003

MORE AL-QAEDA ARRESTS:

Police in Italy and Germany have arrested three North Africans suspected of recruiting Islamic suicide bombers for attacks in Iraq.

The suspected leader of the terror cell, an Algerian man known as “the Sheikh”, was arrested in Hamburg.

Algerian again. Meanwhile, in Britain:

Anti-terrorist officers are searching a second property close to the home of a suspected al-Qa’eda operative arrested yesterday.

The flat in Gloucester, near to Sajid Badat’s terraced house where explosives were found yesterday, is to undergo forensic examination. Officers executed a search warrant on the property at 1am this morning.

This is in connection with an “on going” terrorist investigation in London.