Religious Leaders Denounce Deadly Al-Shabab Attack at Kenya Shopping Mall

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Muslim, Christian, and Jewish leaders also were among those denouncing this week’s deadly attack on a shopping mall in Kenya. Leaders of the extremist group al-Shabab said they wanted to target non-Muslims in their operation and so tried to separate hostages based on their religion. American Muslims said those actions violated the tenets of Islam. They also criticized al-Shabab’s efforts to recruit members from the U.S.

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