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2006-02-09 11:46:11

RABAT (Reuters) - The United States has handed three suspected Islamic militants held at its Guantanamo Bay prison over to Morocco, Moroccan state media reported on Thursday. The three Moroccan men were being detained in Casablanca, Morocco's financial capital, for further questioning by an investigating judge, the official news agency MAP reported. MAP gave no further details and Moroccan security officials were not immediately available for comment. The extradition was announced...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.