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Residents, interfaith leaders spoke out after an investigation uncovered an attempt at religious profiling of Muslims in the city of SeaTac.

A statue of the Buddha from Seattle's Choeizan Enkyoji Nichiren Buddhist temple bearing the Buddhist swastika. (Photo by Tim Gruver)

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Earlier this year, the Japanese government recommended replacing the swastika on maps because tourists mistook the Buddhist manji for the Nazi symbol.

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The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Seattle Debrekuskuam Saint Mary Wedebre Keranio MedhaneAlem welcomes all Christians to its new location in Skyway.

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Gunmen with al Shabaab reportedly tried to force Muslim passengers to identify Christians in a Kenya bus attack, but the passengers refused to cooperate.

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The "reform" of Islam isn't the only solution for terrorism, when political factors stifle dissent, says Ibtihal Mahmood.

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Council president Tim Burgess said the resolution was a necessary response to rhetoric vilifying Muslims rising nationwide.

"Whose side are you on?" A Kurdish female fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) near the site of fighting between ISIS and fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria in south-eastern Syria. (Photo by REUTERS / Rodi Said)

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Sunni/Shia, Arab/Kurd. How viewing the Middle East through a sectarian lens has driven the U.S. to folly.

Frank Jones and Eileen Hershberg form a shape of a heart with their hands Sunday near the Amor Spiritual Center on Beacon Hill. They joined city council candidates and others in a love circle in response to hateful graffiti sprayed on the building’s front window area. (Photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times)

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In response to venomous graffiti sprayed on Amor Spiritual Center in Beacon Hill, dozens gathered to demonstrate that love wins over hate.

The Kaaba, holiest site in Islam, is circumambulated by worshipers making the Hajj in 2014. (Photo by Tariq Yusuf)

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Mourning and outrage as a Seattle Muslim who made the Hajj last year tries to process the stampede that killed over 750 worshipers last week.

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A journalist experiences fasting during Ramadan for the first time, and breaks the fast with other people at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound.

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St. Joseph Parish in Yakima is one church, split by two cultures. As in many other facets of life in Yakima, the Catholic congregation is...

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A day after Holy Week, Semana Santa, here in Antigua, Guatemala and there's not a Easter egg shell or Peeps wrapper in sight.  The holiday...

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Fernando Mamangun gets his hands and feet nailed on a cross every Good Friday. It's a ritual of sacrifice and penitence that is equally controversial as it...

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Iranian film A Separation, now playing in Seattle at the Egyptian, has been met with almost freakish levels of acclaim: Its scored 99% on Rotten Tomatoes,...