Driss Oukabir

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Javier Martínez, whose three-year-old son was killed in the 2017 terror attack on The Ramblas,  in Barcelona. ‘I want my son’s death to serve a purpose,’ he said ahead of the trial. Photograph:  Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

The trial is due to begin on Tuesday of three men accused of involvement in the 2017 terrorist attacks in Spain, which killed 16 people. On August 17(...)

Suspect Mohamed Houli Chemlal being taken to the high court in Madrid on Tuesday. He testified that the group had been planning a much bigger strike using explosives, a judicial source said. Photograph: JJ Guillen/EPA

A Spanish High Court judge ordered two of the four suspects in the Barcelona van attack, Mohamed Houli Chemlal and Driss Oukabir, to jail charged with(...)

A handout picture released by the Catalan regional police shows Younes Abouyaaqoub, one of the main suspects of the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks. Photograph: AFP

Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped o(...)

 Spanish deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, prime minister Mariano Rajoy, King Felipe, president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont, Barcelona mayor Ada Colau, and Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido, observe a minute’s silence at Placa de Catalunya in Barcelona on Friday in honour of those killed in Thursday’s terror attack on Las Ramblas. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

The terrorists who killed 14 people in Catalonia on Thursday were planning a much bigger attack in Barcelona using butane gas, Spanish police said on (...)

A Spanish policeman stands guard as people leave the cordoned-off area on Las Ramblas in Barcelona shortly after Thursday’s attack. Photograph: Luis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

What appears to be the first jihadist terrorist attack in Spain since the 2004 Madrid train bombings was carried out in two separate locations on Cata(...)

 Driss Oukabir  posing on a beach. Photograph: Handout/Facebook/AFP/Getty

Officers seeking Spanish police investigating the Barcelona terrorist attack are hunting an 18-year-old man who is suspected of driving the van that p(...)

People help injured persons after a van ploughs into a  crowd, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others  in Barcelona on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

The horrific events in Barcelona and across Catalonia, which saw 13 killed in a van attack, and then five suspected terrorists shot dead in a second i(...)

 A handout photo made available by Spanish National Police shows Maghrebi Driss Oukabir, alleged to have rented the van which was used to crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: EPA/Spanish National Police

Within hours of the attack in Barcelona, Spanish police had begun investigating Driss Oukabir, a 28-year-old man who was born in Morocco. He is though(...)