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Berlin Mosque Raided over Suspected ‘Terrorist Criminal Acts’
A Berlin mosque was raided by German police on Monday night as part of a larger terrorism probe seeking connections to Middle East terror activities. A 45-year-old preacher suspected of transferring funds to an Islamist militant in Syria for the purpose of carrying out “terrorist criminal acts” was questioned, prosecutors said. No arrests were made. German newsagency Deutsche Welle reports State criminal police, intelligence officers as well as special police forces joined the raids, which included the As-Sahaba mosque in the Berlin neighborhood of Wedding.