Aug 25, 2015

Fourteen arrested in anti-jihadi raids in Morocco, Spain

At least 14 suspected members of a cell that recruited jihadi fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria were arrested Tuesday in a joint operation in Morocco and Spain, authorities said. Morocco’s interior minister said that 13 people were arrested in ...

Search called off for legendary Russian free-diver who vanished off Spain

Aug 6, 2015

Search called off for legendary Russian free-diver who vanished off Spain

One of the world’s greatest free-divers, Russia’s Natalia Molchanova, is feared dead after disappearing during a dive off Spain’s Balearic Islands, officials said on Wednesday. Molchanova, 53, went missing off the island of Formentera on Sunday and Spain’s police and maritime rescue agency said ...

Jul 10, 2015

Spanish wildfires burn more than 15,000 hectares

Forest blazes in Spain have ravaged more than 15,000 hectares this week as the country chokes in a record heat wave at the start of its wildfire season, officials said Thursday. At least 10 major blazes have broken out around the country as temperatures ...

May 12, 2015

Spanish police arrest 2 for Islamic State propaganda

Spanish police have arrested two people in the northeastern city of Barcelona for allegedly posting pro-Islamic State group videos and propaganda on the Internet. An Interior Ministry statement on Tuesday said the two used several Internet identities to promote the armed Islamic group’s jihad. ...

Boy, 8, found inside suitcase at Spain border crossing

May 11, 2015

Boy, 8, found inside suitcase at Spain border crossing

Police found an 8-year-old Cote d’Ivoire boy hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spanish territory in North Africa, an official said Friday. A 19-year-old woman took the case through a pedestrian crossing from Morocco into the small Spanish-governed territory ...