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Yassin Ahmed Laarbi, a Spaniard who escaped arrest in June when a terrorist cell was dismantled, was detained in Ceuta. Laarbi, a.k.a. Pistu, is the alleged ringleader of a jihadist cell that has sent fighters to Syria to join the Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and was said to be preparing to travel to Syria. The cell also has links in Morocco, Belgium, and Turkey.