Germany Bans Hizbullah Activity, Raids Mosques

(Reuters-New York Times) Germany has banned all Iran-backed Hizbullah activity on its soil and designated it a terrorist organization, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. German police also conducted raids on mosque associations in four cities. Security officials believe up to 1,050 people in Germany are part of Hizbullah. Germany had previously distinguished between Hizbullah's political arm and its military units. "We now hope other European nations will take a close look at Germany's decision and reach the same conclusion about the true nature of Hizbullah," said American Jewish Committee head David Harris.

2020-04-30 00:00:00

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