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Morocco Breaks Up ISIS Recruitment Cell

Morocco's Minister of the Interior Mohamed Hassad.

Morocco’s Minister of the Interior Mohamed Hassad

From The Associated Press:

Moroccan police dismantled a nine-person cell recruiting volunteers to fight with the radical Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Thursday.

The network was operating in the Mediterranean city of Tetouan, Fez and Fnideq, a small town near the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, raising funds and sending people to Syria and Iraq, the police said. A statement from the Spanish Interior Ministry, which was involved in the investigation, said the network also operated in its North African enclave of Ceuta.

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