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TV: Saudi Diplomat Under Terror Probe Leaves Germany

A Saudi diplomat in Germany under investigation for supporting a “terrorist group” left the country before he was to be formally expelled, Germany’s public television ARD network reported on Wednesday. The network said federal prosecutors believed the diplomat was an active supporter of Berlin’s Al-Nur mosque. Prosecutors last week arrested a man from a north African country linked to the mosque on suspicion of forming a “terrorist organization.” Five others were detained, questioned and later released after raids on buildings in the German capital including the mosque. The Foreign Ministry in Berlin declined comment on the report. The Saudi Arabian embassy in Berlin had no immediate comment. But German sources close to the case confirmed the diplomat left the country before being expelled. Full Story

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