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FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, Peter Pilz from the Austrian Green party speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Vienna, Austria. Documents presented to the media Thursday March 30, 2017, by senior Austrian lawmaker Pilz purport to show a Turkish global surveillance network aimed at undermining organizations loyal to a Muslim cleric who Turkey believes was behind last year's coup attempt. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, FILE)
March 31, 2017 - 1:09 pm
VIENNA (AP) — A hodge-podge of documents presented by a senior Austrian lawmaker purports to show a Turkish global surveillance network aimed at undermining organizations loyal to a Muslim cleric who Turkey believes was behind last year's coup attempt. Greens Parliamentarian Peter Pilz this week...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, poses with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Tillerson met Turkish leaders on Thursday, a day after Turkey said it has ended a military operation in northern Syria amid differences with the United States over how to fight the Islamic State group there. (Presidential Press Service/Pool Photo via AP)
March 30, 2017 - 5:12 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish officials on Thursday discussed ways to coordinate the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a day after Turkey said it has ended a military operation in northern Syria. In a statement, the office of Turkish...
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This photo provided Tuesday, March 28, 2017, by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office shows mosque vandalism suspect Joseph Scott Giaquinto. Giaquinto was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, on March 27 just hours after police released portions of surveillance video and asked for the public's help identifying the hoodie-wearing man seen picking up a stone and kicking a door. (Larimer County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 9:56 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a former Army medic after a vandal broke windows and left a Bible at a Colorado mosque — an act that led to an outpouring of support for Muslims, authorities said Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of committing a crime...
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This photo provided Tuesday, March 28, 2017, by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office shows mosque vandalism suspect Joseph Scott Giaquinto. Giaquinto was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, on March 27 just hours after police released portions of surveillance video and asked for the public's help identifying the hoodie-wearing man seen picking up a stone and kicking a door. (Larimer County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 1:59 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a former Army medic after a vandal broke windows and left a Bible at a Colorado mosque — an act that led to an outpouring of support for Muslims, authorities said Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of committing a crime...
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March 28, 2017 - 11:39 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials on Tuesday warned Turkey against spying on its territory, after Ankara allegedly sought Berlin's help in eavesdropping on hundreds of Turks in Germany thought to be supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The Turkish government claims Gulen supporters were...
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In this Sunday, March 26, 2017, still image from a video surveillance camera, a suspect is shown during the vandalizing of a mosque near Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. (Fort Collins Police Department via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 4:32 am
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, The...
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In this Sunday, March 26, 2017, still image from a video surveillance camera, a suspect is shown during the vandalizing of a mosque near Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. (Fort Collins Police Department via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 11:52 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, The...
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Followers of Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans demanding the government's reform during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Al-Sadr has threatened to boycott the upcoming provincial elections, urging instead followers to join a "reform revolution." (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
March 24, 2017 - 5:43 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric addressed thousands of anti-government protesters who filled the streets of downtown Baghdad on Friday, threatening to boycott the country's upcoming provincial elections if the committee overseeing the vote is not overhauled. Muqtada al-Sadr's...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:54 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — FBI agents have met with leaders of an Iowa mosque about a threatening note it received in the mail. Dr. Samir Shams, the president of the Islamic Center of Des Moines, says he found the handwritten note Sunday morning. It said Muslims were a "vile" people and that President...
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In this photo taken March 16, 2017, Hussein Dabajeh, 30, a lifelong Dearborn, Mich. resident who owns a hookah shop and lounge, said his ancestors first came to the U.S. from what’s now Lebanon in 1911. Still, he usually looks for the “other” box when offered the option on official forms and fully supports the idea of a new category for those who trace their roots to the Middle East. (AP Photo/Jeff Karoub)
March 20, 2017 - 4:58 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Zahraa Ballout isn't "white," and she certainly isn't "some other race." If the government gives her the choice of checking a new "Middle East/North Africa" box on a census form, would she? Yes, she says, despite some reservations about what it would mean to stand out after...
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