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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

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No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn ... Read more...

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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks over 700 anti-Islam YouTube links


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Monday blocked over 700 links to an anti-Islam film on YouTube that has triggered anti-US protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said.The decision ... Read more...

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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Putin condemns attack on US diplomats in Libya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack on US diplomats in Libya while urging governments to react strongly and timely to provocations against people's ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript


August 15th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscripts that not only provides an insight into the glory and richness of Islam but also sets back the ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan grants amnesty to 1,300 prisoners


August 13th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov has granted amnesty to more than 1,300 inmates during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.This year "Laylat al Qadr", also known ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Prisoners in Ajman attend religious lectures


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) Prisoners serving terms in a penitentiary in Ajman in the UAE are listening to religious lectures delivered by scholars at the prison.The lectures are being organised ... Read more...

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Egyptian channel with veiled women launches broadcast


July 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Maria TV, a new satellite news channel that only features women wearing the full Islamic veil, has been launched in Egypt. Men are banned from the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda says Tunisia’s constitution violates Quran


June 12th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's ruling Islamist party has "violated" the Quran by accepting a constitution that is not based solely on Islamic law, Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has ... Read more...

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Saudi ordered to read Quran as wife-beating punishment


May 11th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 11 (IANS) A Saudi man found guilty of hitting his wife has been sentenced by a court to read the Quran and two Islamic books on relations between ... Read more...

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Website content: Google, Facebook plea to be heard Aug 7 (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday deferred till Aug 7 the hearing on pleas filed by Facebook and Google challenging a trial court's order to ... Read more...

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High court quashes proceedings against Microsoft India


March 19th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday quashed charges of hosting objectionable content against Microsoft India and set aside a trial court order for initiating criminal ... Read more...

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Omani, Indian designers team up for a cause


March 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Indian and Omani fashion designers came together to create awareness against female infanticide through a fashion show that supported the Save The Girl Child initiative.From ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay summons against Google, Facebook


February 16th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay the summons issued against social networking sites Google and Facebook by a trial court over a ... Read more...

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Foul content on websites hurts religious Indians, court told (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Showing of objectionable content by social networking sites and websites like Facebook and Google affects religious sentiments of crores of Indians, Delhi Police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Google has right to remove content, court told


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The contention of Google that it was not aware of the content hosted on the search engine and its subsidiary company doesn't hold ground, ... Read more...

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UAE to observe Prophet Mohammad’s birthday Feb 4


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday issued a circular to all federal ministries and institutions to observe Feb 4 as Milad un Nabi, the birth ... Read more...

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Notice issued to Delhi Police on Yahoo plea


January 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to Delhi Police on a plea by Yahoo India Pvt Ltd challenging a trial court's order to prosecute ... Read more...

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Court puts off hearing on Google, Facebook pleas (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on petitions of Google India and Facebook India challenging a trial court's order to prosecute them ... Read more...

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Court puts off hearing on Google, Facebook pleas


January 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on petitions of Google India and Facebook India challenging a trial court's order to prosecute them ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a bomb blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan blast, no terror link (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 53 in Iraq


January 15th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and over 135 wounded in a suicide bomb attack which targeted Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Basra city Saturday as hundreds ... Read more...

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50 killed in Iraq suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and around 100 others injured Saturday in a suicide bombing targeting Shia pilgrims in Iraq, Xinhua reported.The bombing took place ... Read more...

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