Thursday, March 27, 2014

Albania has an Al-qaeda problem & it’s starting to fight back

Besar Likmeta
Global Post
March 26, 2014

Police detained most of the suspects during dawn raids on two mosques in the Albanian capital earlier this month.

The eight people arrested included two radical imams, Genci Balla and Bujar Hysi, believed to be the spiritual leaders of an extremist Islamist group.

They’re suspected of recruiting dozens of militants for Al Qaeda-affiliated groups fighting in the Syrian civil war.

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