16 alleged jihadis have been arrested in Germany
The pre-dawn raids in the western state of Hesse targeted 16 alleged would-be jihadis.
Businesses, homes and mosques were targeted in the raids in Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Wiesbaden.
The main suspect of the sting operation is a 36-year-old Tunisian man who has been arrested during a raid in Frankfurt.
The unnamed man has been under suspicion since August 2015 and is alleged to recruit and smuggle people for the Islamic death cult.
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