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FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo, an American tourist looks at the great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha at the Citadel complex, in Cairo, Egypt. Muslims will be grappling during the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan with how to observe familiar rituals in a time of unfamiliarity after the coronavirus has disrupted Islamic worship. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

Muslims grapple with Ramadan rituals in coronavirus era

Apr. 16, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Seattle resident Maggie Mohamed was looking forward to spending the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in her native Egypt. Now, with the spread of the new coronavirus, flying is off the table. So is having friends and relatives over for a potluck iftar, the breaking of the fast....

Palestinians: Man dies of wounds in clash with Israel forces

Apr. 1, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say a 22-year-old man has died from wounds he sustained in a confrontation with Israeli forces last month. The officials said Wednesday that Islam Dweikat had been in intensive care since he was shot in Beita, a village near the city of Nablus in the...