Religious strife

Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
July 24, 2017 - 3:52 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 10:55 The U.N. Mideast envoy is warning that the crisis at Jerusalem's holiest site affects millions if not billions of people around the world and has "...
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FILE- In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, a child watches a Hawaiian monk seal called Hoailona at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by a monk seal while swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday, July 11, 2017, that the incident happened on July 6 on Midway's North Beach in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. The employee was bit several times and is now recovering on Midway. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
July 11, 2017 - 10:03 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been bitten by an endangered Hawaiian monk seal while swimming at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Megan Nagel said Tuesday that the incident happened on July 6 on Midway's North...
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Indian paramilitary soldiers frisk a Kashmiri civilian left and an Indian pilgrim, right, as others wait for their turn at a temporary checkpoint near the pilgrim base camp in Pahalgam, about 100 Kilometers south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. As India's government on Tuesday blamed separatist rebels for gunning down seven Hindu pilgrims and wounding more than a dozen in Kashmir before fleeing into the night, rebel groups in the disputed region condemned the rare, deadly attack on civilians and insisted they had no part in it. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
July 11, 2017 - 9:13 pm
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — As India's government on Tuesday blamed separatist rebels for gunning down seven Hindu pilgrims and wounding 19 more in Kashmir before fleeing into the night, rebel groups in the disputed region condemned the rare, deadly attack on civilians and insisted they had no part in...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs President Donald Trump as Modi departs the White House in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump should have been ready for a bear hug from Narendra Modi this week in Washington. The folksy embrace has become a signature move for the Indian prime minister in greeting global leaders and celebrities alike. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 27, 2017 - 7:10 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger. Smiling widely at a news conference Monday during a visit to Washington, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the president's outstretched arm not as an invitation for a handshake...
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This Friday, June 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the confrontation, leading to the building's collapse. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 3:17 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as...
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This Friday, June 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the confrontation, leading to the building's collapse. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 12:53 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as...
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In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras, left, whose daughter Nabra Hassanen was killed, listens as Imam Mohamed Magid, center, of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, talks about the case in Reston, Va. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
June 21, 2017 - 2:29 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — Thousands of mourners left their cars as traffic overflowed and walked more than a mile to reach Wednesday's funeral of a 17-year-old Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on road rage, has some in her community fearing for their safety. Nabra Hassanen, 17, was...
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This undated image provided by the Hassanen family shows Nabra Hassanen in Fairfax, Va. Police in Fairfax, Va., said Monday, June 19, 2017, that "road rage" was to blame for the slaying of a 17-year-old muslim girl who was walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. Police have not identified Hassanen, but her father confirmed she was the victim in Sunday's attack. (Courtesy Hassanen Family via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 5:58 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia on Monday blamed road rage for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was allegedly attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston, said he doesn't...
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Police carry away the dead body of a man who rammed into a police convoy and detonated an explosive device on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris in Paris, France, Monday, June 19, 2017. A man on the radar of French authorities was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying explosives into a police vehicle in the capital's Champs-Elysees shopping district, prompting a fiery blast, officials said. (AP Photo/Matthieu Alexandre)
June 19, 2017 - 4:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Paris security operation on Champs-Elysees (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Police have removed the body of a man who died after ramming his car into a police vehicle on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees, about six hours after the incident that France's interior minister says was...
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A police officer stands near floral tributes in Finsbury Park after an incident where a van struck pedestrians, in London, Monday June 19, 2017. British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring at least nine people. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 19, 2017 - 4:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The rash of deadly terror attacks that has rattled Britain in recent months took an ominous new turn on Monday as Muslim worshippers became targets during the holy month of Ramadan, mowed down by an attacker who plowed a van into a crowd leaving prayers at two mosques in north London...
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