The 24-year-old is accused of shouting racist slurs at the victim at a bus stop in Magdeburg in the early hours of Aug. 25.
The assailant then set his dog on the 36-year-old Iraqi and hit him with a baseball bat, police have said. The victim suffered a cut to the head, but did not need to be hospitalized.
Magdeburg police said Tuesday that the suspect, who had a previous record of violent offenses, had admitted the attack. A city court ordered him held in custody pending possible charges.
There has been a revival of concern over levels of racist violence and far-right extremism in the depressed, formerly communist east. Earlier in August, eight Indians were chased by a mob in an eastern town as onlookers shouted slurs.
The behavior of the Russian inspector satellite, which was launched in the autumn of 2017, puzzles military officials in the United States
When the bill was submitted to Congress on August 2, the reason for imposing the new sanctions on Russia was based on Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election in 2016, but then something clicked
Vladimir Putin is planning to attend the wedding ceremony of Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl on the way to Berlin