Special police arrive at the High Regional Court of Celle, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (Holger Hollemann/dpa via AP)
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An Iraqi preacher accused of recruiting fighters for Daesh (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, including two believed to have killed more than 150 Iraqi soldiers in suicide bombings, went on trial in a German court Wednesday.Four alleged members of the Islamist network he had set up also stood trial.Prosecutors say the 33-year-old, identified as Ahmad Abdulaziz Abdullah A. in court documents, recruited at least seven individuals who ended up traveling to the Middle East where they fought alongside Daesh militants. Two died in two separate suicide bombing attacks against Iraqi army positions in 2015 in which more than 150 soldiers were killed, prosecutors said. The two recruits, identified as Mark and Kevin K, joined Daesh in 2014 .
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