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Ramadan

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  • A buttery cake for Ramadan reminds a chef of his childhood

    A buttery cake for Ramadan reminds a chef of his childhood
    "That smell, it reminds me of when I was a baby," Farid Zadi says softly as he gently brushes melted butter over the thin cake. He's making a traditional sweet called baghrir — it's a sort of cross between pancakes and crepes — that he...
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...
  • Lady Gaga, European official slam Turkish gay pride violence

    Pop singer Lady Gaga and a European rights official are condemning the attacks on Istanbul's gay pride rally after security forces doused demonstrators with water cannons and tear gas. Gay rights protesters dispersed Sunday after gathering at the city'...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In the Middle East this week, the holy month of Ramadan — when devout Muslims abstain from all food and drink from dawn to dusk — brought scenes of hardship and charity, and also images of carnage. In Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan, volunteers...
  • News that suicide bomber was Saudi raises anxiety level in Kuwait

    The young man landed before dawn at Kuwait’s gleaming international airport, authorities said — and within hours had carried out one of the deadliest acts of domestic terrorism to strike the normally tranquil Persian Gulf emirate. Kuwaiti...
  • Religious leaders: Fear will not change our welcome-all mission

    Religious leaders: Fear will not change our welcome-all mission
    Pastor Paul Wright will start this morning's services at Calvary Temple of Praise in Sanford much as he has for years. Anyone seeking comfort and sanctuary at the predominantly black church will be welcome. But these days, his open-door, open-heart...
  • Activists: Islamic State fighters kill 200 civilians in Syrian town

     Activists: Islamic State fighters kill 200 civilians in Syrian town
    Islamic State fighters who launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town massacred more than 200 civilians, including women and children, before they were killed or driven out by Kurdish forces, activists said on Saturday. Kurdish activist...
  • Israel says it hits Gaza launch pad after rocket fired

    The Israeli military carried out an airstrike on a rocket launching device in the Gaza Strip Wednesday after it was used by militants to fire on Israel. The airstrike hit an open area in northern Gaza, causing no casualties. The rocket, fired into...
  • Rains cool Pakistan as heat wave's death toll climbs to 838

    A cool wind from the sea and pre-monsoon rains brought the first signs of respite to southern Pakistan on Wednesday as the death toll from a scorching heat wave climbed to 838 — a high figure even for a nation accustomed to sizzling hot summers....
  • Pakistan heatwave toll crosses 1,000

    ISLAMABAD More than 1,000 people have died from a recent heatwave in southern Pakistan with thousands still being treated as temperatures started to ease, officials said on Thursday. Karachi, capital of Sindh province, and several other districts are...
  • Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria

     Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria
    After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and officials said. The two-...