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Yacine Akhnouche is a joint citizen of France and Algeria who confessed to having ties to Al Qaeda.[1][2]

Akhnouche is believed to have been an Al Qaeda recruiter. Akhnouche's alleged Al Qaeda associates include:[3]

Zacarias Moussaoui one of the 21st hijackers
Richard Reid the "shoe bomber"
Ahmed Ressam the "millennium bomber"
Abu Doha aka "the Doctor"

Akhnouche was convicted and received an eight-year sentence for his role in planning an aborted millennium bombing of a Strasbourg cathedral.[4]

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