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Last Updated: Saturday, 17 September 2005, 00:15 GMT 01:15 UK
Al-Jazeera reporter held in Spain
Tayseer Alouni
Tayseer Alouni was allowed bail on health grounds
An Al-Jazeera television reporter accused of links with al-Qaeda has been re-arrested in Spain.

Tayseer Alouni and a second suspect, Jamal Hussein, were ordered to be taken into custody on the grounds that they might flee.

They had originally been bailed for health reasons before the verdicts in their case, due later this month.

Mr Alouni denies using a posting in Afghanistan to distribute money to the militant Islamic network.

The prosecution says the reporter, who holds dual Syrian and Spanish citizenship, had an "intense and continuous" relationship with Immad Yarkas, known as Abu Dahdah, who is also on trial.

Mr Yarkas was arrested by Spanish authorities in November 2001 on suspicion of heading an al-Qaeda cell that allegedly provided funding and logistics for the people who planned the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.


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