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Mosque in Berlin closed

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BERLIN – A small Hamburg mosque once frequented by September 11 attackers was shut down and searched yesterday because German authorities believed the prayer house was again being used as a meeting point for Islamic radicals.The Taiba mosque was closed and the cultural association that runs it was banned, officials in the northern German city of Hamburg said.“We have closed the mosque becauseit was a recruiting and meeting point for Islamic radicals who wanted to participate in so-called jihad or holy war,” said Frank Reschreiter, a spokesman for the Hamburg state interior ministry (AP)