Historic bathhouse offers respite from Gaza’s hardships
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — After dawn prayers in Gaza, a few dozen men descend a metal staircase to gather in the steamy confines of Hamam al-Sumara, a centuries-old bathhouse where residents of the isolated territory find respite and relief.
9 June, 2017 Anti-Shariah rallies planned across US worry Muslim leaders EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the midday prayers. Over his melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade locks on the front door.
21 January, 2009 Last Israeli troops leave Gaza, completing pullout
(AP) AP - The last Israeli troops left the Gaza Strip before dawn Wednesday, the military said, as Israel dispatched its foreign minister to Europe in a bid to rally international support to end arms smuggling into the Hamas-ruled territory.