"Nakba" means "the day of catastrophe" in Arabic. Thousands of Palestinians gathered to remember the 63nd anniversary of the birth of the state of Israel, which left hundreds of thousands of Palestinians refugees in 1948.
Clashes between Muslims and Christians left Church destroyed, at least 10 people dead and 186 others wounded, in Cairo. The clashes began over an apparent relationship between a Coptic Christian woman and a Muslim man, amid reports that the woman was being held inside Virgin Mary church against her will and prevented from converting to Islam.
Supporters of a Pakistani religious group Jamaat-e-Islami held an anti-American rally in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on May 6, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by a U.S. special forces in a secret operation on Monday, in a house in Abbottabad.
United States President Barack Obama visits ground zero and speaks to members of the FDNY at Engine 54 Fire House which sustained the largest casualties during the September 11 attacks, losing fifteen firefighters.
The reconciliation agreement was signed between rival factions, Hamas and Fatah, in Cairo, Egypt, on May 4, 2011. The reconciliation agreement ends four years of hostile division between Hamas and Fatah and paves the way for a Palestinian general elections next year.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, along with the children of former President Gerald Ford, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger unveiled a statue of the late former President Gerald R. Ford in the U.S. Capitol Building.
After years of searching with the assumption that bin Laden was on the run in the barren mountains along Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Special Forces found him in a million dollar compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he had allegedly been staying comfortably for months.
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