A Belgian of Moroccan origin was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of heading a terrorist organization. According the Moroccan Minister of Internal Affairs, Abdelkader Belliraj had also committed six murders in Belgium between 1986 and 1989, including the former rector of a Brussels mosque and the chairman of a coordination committee of Jewish groups. Belliraj, also known by the aliases of Ilyass and Abdelkrim. Belliraj is believed to have connections to Al Qaeda and local terror groups. In Morocco, the network had plotted to assassinate cabinet ministers, army officers, and members of the small Jewish community in the country.

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