Prison for Islamists who attempted an attack on Barcelona subway system

The National High Court has sentenced eleven people to prison for between 8 and 14 years.

Ten Pakistanis and one Indian, who were arrested in 2008 for plotting a suicide attack on the Barcelona subway, have been condemned for being part of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, an Islamic organization suspected of terrorism.

Islamists robbing luxury homes in Spain to finance terror

Madrid: In many cases, luxury homes, both in Spain and in other European countries, as recently detected in Switzerland, are being robbed in order to provide finance for the Al-Qa’idah network’s international Islamist terrorism. This supposes a qualitative leap as until now it was known that a significant part of these funds came from large-scale drugs trafficking and what is termed low intensity crime, like cloning credit cards, collections in “illegal” mosques, document forgery and “donations”. In connection with Islamist terrorism, the National High Court’s chief prosecutor, Javier Zaragoza, will speak today at the meeting held by Eurojust in The Hague (Netherlands) about everything connected with the 11 March attacks in Madrid and the role played by the Prosecutor’s Office in the case. The attorney-general, Candido Conde-Pumpido, will also attend this meeting…