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How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell

And it seems that he trained the young men he lured into his terrorist cell to behave in much the same way, carrying on double lives that betrayed little of their real intentions.Abdelbaki Essati, the shadowy imam who the authorities believe was at the center of last week’s terrorist attacks in and near Barcelona, Spain, appears to have been a master of deception.
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4 Barcelona Suspects Are Charged With Terrorism Offenses

The four suspects — the only survivors of a 12-person terrorism cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona — were transferred overnight to Madrid, where they appeared before Fernando Andreu, the judge from Spain’s national court in charge of the case.He had been admitted for treatment after being wounded in an explosion at a house that the terrorism cell had used as a bomb factory.
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Spain, a Leader in Foiling Attacks, Falls Victim to One Anyway

For more than a decade, Spain seemed immune to the steady eruptions of Islamist violence that rocked other European countries where radicalized young men, often from poor immigrant backgrounds, carried out devastating bomb, gun or vehicular attacks.Spain’s security forces carved out a reputation as some of Europe’s most dogged counterterrorism operators, fighting an intense battle beneath a deceptively placid surface in a country whose long Mediterranean coastline, just across from Morocco, makes it an inviting entry point into Europe for jihadists.
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Terrorangst und Flugausfälle - Gäste-Minus am Frankfurter Airport

Frankfurt (Reuters) - Am Frankfurter Flughafen sind wegen der Terroranschläge in wichtigen Ferienländern wie der Türkei im ersten Halbjahr weniger Reisende in den Urlaub gestartet.Bemerkbarer machte sich am Rhein-Main-Airport auch die Abhängigkeit vom Großkunden Lufthansa: Bei der Fluggesellschaft gingen die Passagierzahlen in der ersten Jahreshälfte um gut ein Prozent zurück.
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Opinion | After the Terror in Barcelona

Why a promenade in Barcelona and the seaside town of Cambrils?And though the horror of attacks like Thursday’s on the tourist-packed Las Ramblas in Barcelona, where at least 13 people were killed, dominate attention, authorities have made major gains in Europe in identifying and tracking potential terrorists and in preventing attacks.
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Opinion | After the Terror in Barcelona

Why a promenade in Barcelona and the seaside town of Cambrils?And though the horror of attacks like Thursday’s on the tourist-packed Las Ramblas in Barcelona, where at least 13 people were killed, dominate attention, authorities have made major gains in Europe in identifying and tracking potential terrorists and in preventing attacks.
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