major police operations by Spanish police against Moroccan activists of al Qaeda in Spain From the Atocha bombings have been numerous arrests of jihadists in Spain. Most of the operations have been directed against cells logistical support for recruitment, indoctrination and sending radicals to conflict zones like Afghanistan or Iraq. Many other groups have managed to dismantle responsible for funding the Al Qaeda network. However, they also have aborted plans to attack targets in Spain and other European countries. Moreover, under these anti-terrorist actions, the Security Forces of the State have really captured individuals involved in the 11-M. This is the chronology of major policing
Between October and November 2004 was developed in two phases, Operation Nova, led by the National Court judge, Baltasar Garzón, in which two cells were dismantled Islamists composed by 37 individuals who sought threatening landmarks of Madrid, as the National Court Principe Pio station or the Bernabeu.
Between 13 and 14 December 2004, including police action in Operation Nova ended with the arrest of three Algerians, two in Victoria and one in Teruel, accused of organizing a jihadist cell to carry out attacks. Two Moroccans associated with the 11-M were arrested in Madrid.
The December 17, 2004, an operation ordered by judges together Garzón and Del Olmo in Lanzarote dismantled a cell of four members of the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group, which prepared its logistics base in the Canary island after the arrest of members of his group France and Belgium. One of its members was involved in the bombings in Atocha, while another was related to the attacks in Casablanca (Morocco) in 2003. The seized documents to the conclusion that preparing attacks in Europe against large crowds.
The March 22, 2005, two remand prison in Ceuta were accused of links with Islamist terrorism, the detailed plans operated Serles Ceuta-Algeciras ferry and other documents that were planning an attack suspect.
On April 1, 2005, 13 people were arrested in Operation Saeta, developed in several locations in Madrid. Those arrested were charged with terrorist indoctrination and involvement in the bombings in Atocha.
The June 15, 2005, police launched operations Tigris Seal and Islamic terrorism, developed in Madrid, Valencia, Cadiz, Ceuta and Barcelona Catalan municipalities, Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Sabadell and Villafranca del Penedes. The first one led to the capture of five fundamentalists who had helped to flee to one of the suicide terrorists in Leganes and sent to Iraq. In the second operation, 11 were arrested jihadists, also accused of organizing the recruitment, indoctrination and send terrorists to Iraq.
On December 9, 2005, Operation Green Civil Guard arrested seven Algerians accused of theft in luxury developments on the Costa del Sol to provide financial support to a faction of Al Qaeda Algerian and have funded terrorist attacks NATO troops deployed in Afghanistan. On July 4, 2006 another Algerian was arrested in Valencia for the same reason.
On January 10, 2006, agents of the National Police and Civil Guard arrested 20 people in Vilanova (Barcelona), Madrid and Lasarte (Guipúzcoa), accused of belonging to two Islamist cells dedicated to sending terrorists to Iraq. Both networks were linked to the Moroccan Islamic Combatant Group, involved in the 11-M and Casablanca, and the Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat.
The December 12, 2006 11 jihadists were arrested in Ceuta, as part of Operation Dune, when police investigators considered the radical cell members planned to move from words to action fanatical terrorism against a tinderbox and exhibition grounds of the North African city.
On February 5, 2007 he was arrested in Reus (Tarragona) accused of planning an Islamist terrorist attacks in Morocco and recruit young people willing to carry out suicide bombings in Iraq.
On July 24, 2007, two Syrian nationals were arrested by order of the High Court, accused of laundering money to finance Islamic terrorism.
On 19 January 2008, the police arrested 11 Pakistanis in Barcelona, accused of planning suicide bombings against the Catalan city subway in response to the presence of Spanish troops in Afghanistan. The collaboration of the French secret services with the National Intelligence Centre (CNI) was instrumental in disrupting the terrorist plot. Detainees were intervened material for the manufacture of explosives.
The June 10, 2008, the National Police arrested in Barcelona, Castellón and Pamplona eight Algerians. The submarine named Operation dismantled an Islamist cell linked to international terrorist financing, recruitment of jihadists and logistical support to members of groups within the structure of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). On August 1, another man was arrested in Alicante accused of being responsible for logistical and financial activities of this group.
On July 1, 2008, four alleged financiers of Al Qaeda were arrested in Guipúzcoa Huelva and the Guardia Civil, and broke up a cell linked to radical Islamist terrorism financing, notably through the UK. Detainees business got money linked to common crime (forgery and illegal clothing or vehicles).
On February 17, 2009, police arrested a soldier in Granada and his girlfriend, Russian-born accused of publish and distribute video content jihadist in which incited attacks in Spain and in calling for Recall Andalus. Those arrested in this operation, led by Judge Garzon acted with fictitious identities and had posted 11 videos on a website.
On March 5, 2009, the police arrested in Tarragona a young Moroccan for alleged links with jihadist band called Fatah Al Andalus, who was preparing attacks against tourist interests in Morocco. According to researchers, proposed attacks in Spain.
On May 21, 2009, police arrested 12 Algerians in Bilbao Oran and an Iraqi, all investigated for allegedly financing terrorist activities in Algeria AQIM through drug trafficking and robbery.
On November 14, 2009, the police arrested in Pamplona to an Algerian allegedly linked to an Islamist organization with branches in several European countries. The arrested, against whom weighed a European Arrest Warrant, lent logistical and financial support to Algerian jihadist cells. The arrest came as part of an international operation coordinated by Italy in which 10 people were arrested.
On November 30, 2009, eight Pakistanis were arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of links with Islamist terrorist networks in Pakistan. Those arrested falsified documents, particularly passports, which were sent to Asian countries for further use by Pakistani jihadi groups, including Lashkar e Toiba group, accused of carrying out the attacks in Bombay in 2008. The operation also included arrests in other European countries.
On August 28, 2010, the police arrested a Moroccan in Alicante for alleged ties with Al Qaeda. The arrest, which took seven years in the province, allegedly recruited aspiring terrorists via the Internet, and also worked on the financing of terrorism. In addition, he was accused of having acted as facilitator of transit routes to potential jihadist conflict areas such as Afghanistan, and as a volunteer coordinator shipments to these areas.
On August 17, 2011, a Moroccan was arrested in La Línea de la Concepción (Cádiz) for alleged ties with AQIM terrorist network. He was accused of being the administrator and owner of a probable jihadist forum in which he had said he wanted to poison water supplies for human consumption in resorts and homes. He was also accused of belonging to an armed by connections detected with AQIM.
The March 27, 2012, a man from Saudi nationality resident in Spain in Valencia was arrested by the Guardia Civil. Mudhar Hussein Maliki, known as the librarian of Al Qaeda, was an active member of important global networks of advocacy of jihad. According to research, spent most of the day stuck at home on the management of sites of indoctrination and recruitment of terrorists who also facilitated the transport of mujahedin volunteers to countries like Afghanistan.
The June 26, 2012 were arrested in Melilla two related individuals Takfir wal Hijra fundamentalist sect (Anathema and Exile), accused of a double murder in Morocco in 2008.
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