Two imams arrested in Spain over ‘Islamic State support’
Two Moroccan imams at a mosque on the Spanish resort island of Ibiza were arrested yesterday on suspicion of backing the Islamic State group and inciting jihad, police said. They publicly and repeatedly expressed on social networks their support for the terrorist group Daesh, its methods and its Salafist-jihadist ideology, the Civil Guard said. It gave the ages of the pair as 31 and 35, but did not name them. They were arrested in the tourist town of Sant Antoni de Portmany.