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Exclusive: Google Caught Hosting Hezbollah’s Violent Android Games

In December of last year, Google removed two games from the Play Store after Forbes provided evidence that the applications were developed by Hezbollah, a Lebanese Islamist militant group that the U.S. and various other Western and Middle-Eastern countries consider to be a terrorist organization.

The games were Holy Defense, in which the player needs to shoot down people storming the Sayyeda Zeinab mosque in Damascus, and The Coming Morning, in which the player controls children that must deflect bombs onto Israeli tanks and soldiers. Google did not comment on its decision to remove the games.

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