Prayer

Policemen walk near the site of an ongoing attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Gunmen stormed a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital while worshippers were at Friday prayers, setting off an explosion that killed a security guard outside and pushing into the shrine, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
August 25, 2017 - 7:41 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for an attack that is underway on a Shiite mosque in Kabul. The IS-linked Aamaq news agency carried the claim on its website...
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August 25, 2017 - 5:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan official says a Shiite mosque in the capital, Kabul, has come under attack as gunmen stormed the mosque while worshippers were at prayers. The police are reporting that there are sounds of...
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In this Jan. 22, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the USS John S. McCain conducts a patrol in the South China Sea while supporting security efforts in the region. The guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship on Monday, Aug. 21, in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca. (James Vazquez/U.S. Navy via AP)
August 20, 2017 - 10:07 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local): 10:45 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is praying for the sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain after the warship collided with a tanker in Southeast Asian waters. The Navy...
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Pastor Fr. Jose Antonio" Lito" P. Abad, right, greets parishioners as they leave Blessed Diego de San Vitores Church following Sunday Mass, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Tumon, Guam. Across Guam - where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic - priests are praying for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory face a missile threat from North Korea. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
August 12, 2017 - 8:04 pm
TUMON, Guam (AP) — Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. Archbishop Michael Byrnes instructed priests in Guam's 26 churches to offer prayers for peace between the...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 4:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not causing any injuries, authorities said. Minneapolis police said a preliminary investigation...
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July 14, 2017 - 11:44 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Elected officials in North Carolina violated the Constitution by opening meetings with Christian prayers and inviting audience members to join, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a closely watched case likely headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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FILE -- In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Jewish men pray at the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, during Jerusalem Day celebrations. An Israeli official said Sunday, June 25, 2017 that the government has frozen a long-overdue plan to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
June 26, 2017 - 3:13 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A high-profile group of Jewish leaders cancelled a gala event with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. The stunning move reflects an unprecedented gulf that has...
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Forensic officers move the van at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017. The vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 19, 2017 - 12:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 6:45 p.m. British media have named the suspect in Monday's mosque attack as 47-year-old Darren Osborne, a father of four who was living in Cardiff, Wales. British Security Minister Ben Wallace said...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives near the scene where a van struck pedestrians, in Finsbury Park, north London, Monday, June 19, 2017. London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 4:50 p.m. London police say a 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder as well as attempted murder after a car plowed into...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives near the scene where a van struck pedestrians, in Finsbury Park, north London, Monday, June 19, 2017. London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 19, 2017 - 10:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The World Jewish Congress is condemning the attack on a crowd outside a London mosque, saying all people must "stand together to defend the critical values of tolerance and freedom that make...
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