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Monday, January 30, 2006

 

AP: Gunmen take over EU office, Fatah burns Danish flag

By IBRAHIM BARZAK, Associated Press Writer Mon -- Jan 30, 4:08 AM ET

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Masked gunmen on Monday briefly took over a European Union office to protest a Danish newspaper's publication of cartoons deemed insulting to Islam's Prophet Muhammad, the latest in a wave of violent denunciations of the caricatures across the Islamic world.

Palestinians members of the Fatah movement burn the Danish national flag during a protest in front of the headquarters of the international observers in the West Bank town of Hebron Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006. Palestinians burned Danish flags in two West Bank towns on Sunday to protest caricatures in a Danish newspaper that they deemed insulting to Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The protesters demanded an apology and called on Palestinians and Muslims throughout the world to boycott Danish products. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)Full AP-Yahoo News story.

Palestinians members of the Fatah movement, right, burn the Danish national flag during a protest in front of the headquarters of the international observers in the West Bank town of Hebron Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006. Palestinians burned Danish flags in two West Bank towns on Sunday to protest caricatures in a Danish newspaper that they deemed insulting to Islam's Prophet Muhammad. The protesters demanded an apology and called on Palestinians and Muslims throughout the world to boycott Danish products. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Dave Haigler, Abilene, Texas
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