Fundamentalism

A Sri Lankan police officer patrols out side a mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Sri Lanka attacks on Easter Sunday and released images that purported to show the attackers. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that investigators were still determining the extent of the bombers' foreign links. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
April 24, 2019 - 8:30 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A spate of attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking root among a sliver of the country's Muslims. The Easter attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than...
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A man shouts during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
August 11, 2018 - 11:35 am
BARDO, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality. Thousands of men and veiled women marched Saturday under a blazing sun from Tunis to Bardo, outside the capital...
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 20, 2018 - 7:36 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome's homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority. "I am happy to announce...
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December 10, 2017 - 6:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic radicals is growing and becoming increasingly difficult to keep under surveillance as recruiting efforts move underground. Hans-Georg Maassen said in comments released Sunday that the number of adherents of...
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Supporters of the radical religious party, 'Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah', celebrate after the country's Law Minister Zahid Hamid's resignation, during a sit-in protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Pakistani Islamists announced they were disbanding their sit-in near Islamabad after the country's law minister resigned, caving in to the protesters who have been demanding his ouster in a three-week-long rally. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
November 27, 2017 - 6:25 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Islamists celebrated their victory over the government on Monday after the country's law minister resigned, caving in to fundamentalist protesters who have been demanding his ouster in a three-week-long rally. After Zahid Hamid's resignation, the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya...
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Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, is hugged by his son Mohammed during an interview with The Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo in Egypt after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
June 28, 2017 - 5:26 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban on six...
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