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Germany raids Islamic center allegedly linked to Hezbollah

The nationwide operation comes as Hezbollah and Israel continue to exchange fire along the Lebanese border.
A police car sits in front of the Islamic Center Hamburg (Islamisches Zentrum Hamburg) in Hamburg, Germany, Nov. 9, 2022.

German police on Thursday launched a nationwide raid against an Islamic organization over suspected ties to Lebanese Hezbollah.

Conducted in seven of Germany's 16 federal states, the operation targeted 54 sites linked to the Islamic Center Hamburg, also known as IZH (its German initials), and five affiliated groups, the Interior Ministry announced in a statement.


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