Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Begins in Madrid

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Unidentified al Qaeda suspects on trial for 9/11 in Madrid.

Unidentified al Qaeda suspects sit behind a glass divider in a specially outfitted courtroom at the start of their trial on Sept. 11-related charges, in Madrid, April 22. Reuters hide caption

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Twenty-four men suspected of being al Qaeda members involved in the Sept. 11 attacks go on trial in Madrid. Three of those charged are accused of providing money and logistical cover for some of the plotters of the attacks during a meeting in a Spanish coastal town in July 2001.



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