Religious strife

This photo released on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 by the YPG press office of the Kurdish People's Protection Units shows French national Emilie Konig in a video. Konig is one of two notorious French Islamic State members with roots in Europe’s networks of violent extremists are appearing on video with nearly identical messages, insisting they insisting they are being treated well by the Kurdish forces jailing them. (YPG press office via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 8:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Six families of French jihadis captured during Islamic State's retreat filed a complaint Wednesday demanding that the government bring them home, a week after a video of two notorious European extremists renewed the debate over how hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters should be...
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January 09, 2018 - 11:13 am
MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A coroner says a man shot following a confrontation with police in a church parking lot over the weekend died of multiple gunshot wounds. The York County coroner's office said following an autopsy Monday that the death of 27-year-old Gregory Stough early Saturday outside...
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January 06, 2018 - 1:30 pm
MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a driver who struck and injured a police officer in a church parking lot was shot and killed by another officer. The shooting at the Stillmeadow Church of Nazarene in Manchester occurred around 3:20 a.m. Saturday. An officer saw a car in the lot and soon...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 file photo, people gather in front of Mar Mina church after a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group, in Helwan, Cairo, Egypt. Witnesses said the attack outside the church lasted up to 20 minutes and that it took another 10 minutes before police apprehended the assailant. Speaking to The Associated Press on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, they said residents and worshippers may have prevented a much deadlier assault. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
December 31, 2017 - 2:06 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers, not police, who kept the death toll from soaring even higher. One man in particular — a 53-year-old resident who pounced on the gunman as he was reloading...
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Relatives of Coptic Christians grieve as during the funeral service of victims of the attacked on Mar Mina church in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
December 30, 2017 - 9:10 am
CAIRO (AP) — Video clips circulating on social media on Saturday show the gunman who opened fire outside an Egyptian church and a nearby store owned by a Copt in an attack that killed at least nine people walking armed and unchallenged on a residential street for nearly 10 minutes. The gunman, the...
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Relatives of Coptic Christians grieve as they carry the coffin of Nermin Sadek, one of the victims of the militants attack on Mar Mina church, during their funeral service in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
December 29, 2017 - 11:52 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Coptic church attack in Cairo (all times local): 12:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is condemning an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt Friday. The White House says Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi after the attack by a gunman in Helwan killed at...
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Bullets holes are seen on the police booth outside Mar Mina church, in Helwan, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, where at least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, have been killed in a shootout outside the church. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
December 29, 2017 - 7:53 am
CAIRO (AP) — At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. It was the latest attack targeting the mostly Muslim country's embattled minority. Health...
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Two women console a man outside a hospital following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Authorities say attackers stormed the Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul, setting off multiple bombs and killing dozens. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 28, 2017 - 3:16 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:45 a.m. The White House is condemning a "barbaric" attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement...
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A distraught man is carried following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Authorities say attackers stormed the Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul, setting off multiple bombs and killing dozens. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 28, 2017 - 11:44 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and underscoring the extremist group's growing reach in Afghanistan even as its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria has been dismantled. The attack may have...
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December 28, 2017 - 5:56 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan, in a statement on its Aamaq news agency, says it carried out the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center that killed at least 35 and wounded another...
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