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2006-06-09 09:07:34

MADRID (Reuters) - A Moroccan man charged in connection with the Madrid train bombings has failed in a bid to claim compensation for the death of his step-daughter in the attack, Spanish court officials said on Friday. A court rejected the bid by Adennabi Essebar, one of 29 people charged in April with the attack by an Islamist group investigators believe was inspired by al Qaeda. His wife's 13-year-old daughter was among the victims when plastic explosives ripped through four trains...

2006-04-03 12:45:04

RABAT (Reuters) - Security forces in Morocco are holding nine suspected al Qaeda activists, whom local newspapers said were part of a ring that plotted bomb attacks in France, Italy and Morocco, state news agency MAP said on Monday. Morocco has been on alert since 2003 when suicide bombers killed 45 people in Casablanca, the country's financial capital. More than 3,000 people have been arrested since on suspicion of having terrorist connections. Many have been released but hundreds...

2005-11-20 14:39:11

RABAT (Reuters) - Security forces in Morocco have arrested 17 radical Islamists on suspicion of belonging to a "terrorist structure" linked to al Qaeda, the state news agency MAP said on Sunday, quoting a police source. Morocco has been on high alert since 2003 when suicide bombings killed 45 people in Casablanca, the country's financial capital. "The 17 members involved in this project have been arrested and will face prosecution," the news agency said. The police source said two...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.