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David Kadoch, of France who moved to Israel in August, talks to The Associated Press in Paris,  Wednesday June 18, 2014. Record numbers of French Jews are leaving for Israel, citing dim economic prospects and a sense of being caught between an increasingly influential far right and militant Islam. About 5,000 are on track to leave this year, the most since the founding of Israel in 1948. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

French Jews leave for Israel in increasing numbers

PARIS (AP) — Increasing numbers of French Jews are leaving for Israel, citing dim economic prospects and a sense of being caught between an increasingly influential far right and militant Islam. More than 5,000 are […]

06/19/2014

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9/11 museum film draws heat for portrayal of Islam

NEW YORK (AP) — A film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum when it opens next month unfairly links Islam and terrorism, clergy members said in letters demanding it be […]

04/24/2014

Nidal Hasan (Undated Bell County Sheriffs Department photo / AP)

Fort Hood shooter’s jail requests: Bible, cheese

DALLAS (AP) — The former Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood made several requests of the Texas jail where he was held before he stood trial, including one for a copy of […]

12/30/2013

Dec. 21, 2013: A large Christmas tree with fake snow around it, is showcased on a street in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

A Mideast crossroads gets the Christmas spirit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just days before Christmas, Ben Elliott-Scott was busy touching up the paint on a foam snowman and blasting trees with manmade flurries to turn them a wintery white. Santa […]

12/23/2013

This is  a Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Michael Adebolajo, centre, who is one of the men accused of killing British soldier Lee Rigby in May,  as he gave evidence at the  Central Criminal Court "The Old Bailey" in London Monday Dec. 9. 2013. Adebolajo told the court that he loved al-Qaida and considers the group’s members his brothers.  “I love them. I consider them brothers in Islam,” said  Adebolajo, 28, speaking calmly as he was cross-examined at the court on Monday.  (AP Photo/Elizabeth Cook/PA)

Defendant in UK soldier killing: I love al-Qaida

LONDON (AP) — A man accused of killing an off-duty British soldier in a frenzied knife attack on a London street defended his actions in court Monday, saying he carried out the attack because he […]

12/09/2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi pass by a wooden hut under construction outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where protesters have installed a camp and held daily rallies at Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Egypt: pro-Morsi vigil takes on permanent look

CAIRO (AP) — Instead of rushing for the exits, Islamist supporters of Egypt’s ousted president are replacing tents with wooden huts in their sprawling Cairo encampment. Barbershops have sprung up and many tents now have […]

08/13/2013

Maj. Nidal Hassan (AP Photo)

Fort Hood suspect to Fox: US at war with Islam

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) – The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood mass shooting said in a statement to Fox News that the U.S. government is at war with Islam. It’s the first […]

07/27/2013

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, listens as  Malala Yousafzai, right, addresses the ‘Malala Day’ Youth Assembly, Friday, July 12, 2013 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Taliban commander regrets attack on Pakistani teen

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A prominent Pakistani Taliban commander has written a letter to a teenage girl shot in the head by the group, expressing regrets that he didn’t warn her before the assassination attempt […]

07/17/2013

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TSA: Don’t be alarmed at Muslim practices during Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration doesn’t want summer travelers to be alarmed if they see Muslims engaged in religious rituals on planes or in airports during Ramadan. During Islam’s holy month, from now […]

07/11/2013

Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AP Photo)

Turkey’s street protests get personal

(AP) – Brash and stubborn, Turkey’s leader doesn’t shrink from a scrap. His voice booms when he gets on a podium and his folksy zingers enthrall supporters as much as they repulse opponents. That trademark […]

06/04/2013

Police officers stand near cordoned off spot where a French soldier was stabbed in the throat, La Defense district, outside Paris. (AP Photo)

DNA, video led to arrest in French soldier attack

PARIS (AP) — Traces of DNA on an orange juice bottle and a surveillance video of a man praying in a mall led to the arrest Wednesday of a young suspect accused of stabbing a […]

05/29/2013

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (r), mother of the two Boston bombing suspects, and Anzor Tsarnaev (l), father of the two Boston bombing suspects, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia. (AP Photo)

Mother of bomb suspects found deeper spirituality

BOSTON (AP) — In photos of her as a younger woman, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva wears a low-cut blouse and has her hair teased like a 1980s rock star. After she arrived in the U.S. from Russia […]

04/28/2013

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