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Key suspect cleared in first trial linked to Paris attacks

PARIS: A man who rented his flat to Islamic State militants was found not guilty on Wednesday in the first trial stemming from the 2015 Paris attacks that left 130 people dead. Prosecutors had been seeking a four-year jail term for Jawad Bendaoud, though more serious terrorism charges had been dropped after they said there was insufficient evidence that he knew the men were terrorists. Bendaoud, a 31-year-old convicted drug dealer from the Paris suburbs, raised his arms in triumph and patted the police officers…

‘I’m not ashamed’ says Paris attacks suspect: report

PARIS: The main suspect in the Paris attacks said he was "not ashamed" in a letter to a woman who has been writing to him in prison, according to extracts published in the French press Friday. Salah Abdeslam has refused to respond to questions from French judges about the November 13, 2015 attacks in which 130 people died at the hands of Islamic State group jihadists. But in correspondence with an anonymous woman published by the daily newspaper Liberation he appeared "talkative for the first time," the paper said.…

The Paris attackers — what we know so far

PARIS: Europe's most wanted man Salah Abdeslam remained at large Monday despite an international manhunt and a wave of overnight raids in Belgium seeking the key suspect in the Paris attacks which killed 130.