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Merouane Benahmed

2002 French poison cell Operative

Detained

Merouane Benahmed

Details
ImportanceMedium
Location of DetentionFrance
Capturing AuthorityFrance
Date of CaptureDec. 16, 2002
Location of CaptureParis, France
Affiliation2002 French poison cell1
RoleOperative
AffiliationArmed Islamic Group
AffiliationAl-Qaeda in Iraq
NationalityAlgerian
Alternate Spelling(s)Merouane Benhamed
GenderMale
 
 
Sources
1 U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, presentation to United Nations, Feb. 5, 2003.
Photo: U.S. State Department
 
 
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