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Stories with subject: Islamism
  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 8:37 am

    CAIRO - Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.

  • Editor selections from the Middle East 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 8:33 am

    Across the Middle East last week, Muslims marked the start of Ramadan, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts.

  • British PM says Muslims must do more to counter IS ideology story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 12:16 pm

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Prime Minister David Cameron charged Friday that some British Muslims quietly condone the radical ideology of the Islamic State group, prompting accusations that he is scapegoating the large and diverse community.

  • Former Turkish President Suleyman Demirel dead at 90 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 8:32 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Suleyman Demirel was a master pragmatist whose remarkable talent for staying on top of Turkish politics saw him survive two coups, serve seven terms as Turkey's prime minister and cap his career with the presidency.

  • Uncertainty over US strike against al-Qaida leader in Libya story has photos
    Updated: Jun-15-15 5:15 pm

    CAIRO - Pentagon officials say they believe they hit their target - the one-eyed, al-Qaida-linked commander who led a deadly attack on an Algerian gas facility in 2013. But uncertainty still surrounds the U.S. airstrike in eastern Libya, and whether Mokhtar Belmokhtar was actually among the militants said to have been killed in the bombing.