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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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Indonesian jailed for ‘God doesn’t exist’ Facebook post


June 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) An Indonesian man has been jailed for two-and-a-half-years for sharing explicit material about Prophet Mohammed online and writing "God doesn't exist" on his Facebook page, ... Read more...

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Muslim youth in India dissociate from terror: Sufi cleric


April 24th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The realisation that jihadis are using Islam to create an environment of terror is leading Muslim youth in India to dissociate themselves from violence and ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar’s Gujarat remarks spark row


March 1st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri's reported remarks advising Muslims to forget the Gujarat riots have sparked a row with some Muslim organisations opposing his ongoing ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Homes, mosques, dargahs and madrassas were decked with flags and banners as Muslims across the city Sunday celebrated Eid-e-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, with prayers ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Milad-un-Nabi


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) People across Pakistan Sunday celebrated Milad-un-Nabi with fervour.The day began with special prayers for development, safety, peace and unity amongst the followers of Prophet Mohammed.Special ... Read more...

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Milad celebrated with gaiety in Hyderabad


February 5th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, was celebrated Sunday with gaiety and fervor in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh.Meetings, rallies, feeding of the ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Milad-un-Nabi (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad."On the joyous ... Read more...

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Rushdie address called off as Muslims threaten trouble (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The video address by "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie at the DSC Jaipur Literary Festival was called off Tuesday as some of the dozens of ... Read more...

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Muslims threaten trouble if Rushdie speaks


January 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Minutes before Salman Rushdie was to speak to the Jaipur Literary Festival via video link, dozens of Muslims started praying in the courtyard of the ... Read more...

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Don’t allow Rushdie in India: Deoband vice chancellor


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's top Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband Monday opposed Salman Rushdie's visit to India and asked the government not to allow him to travel ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Muslims take out Muharram processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in Mumbai mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, some 1,400 ago at Karbala in Iraq, on the the ... Read more...

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Muharram observed in West Bengal


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims across West Bengal took out large processions Tuesday to mourn the killing of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, who was martyred ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims mark Muharram with mourning, processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid cries of "Ya Hussain", thousands of Muslims in India flagellated themselves in large processions Tuesday to mourn Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, ... Read more...

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French weekly firebombed over Prophet Mohammed issue


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The office of French weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris was destroyed in a petrol-bomb attack early Wednesday, a day after it named Prophet Mohammed as its ... Read more...

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Attack on Kerala professor: Accused in Middle-East


September 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) Those accused of assaulting a Kerala college professor whose right palm was chopped off are hiding in the Middle-East, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Friday.T.J. ... Read more...

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Tony Blair reads the Quran every day


June 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become "increasingly open" about the importance of religion, and reads the Quran every day to be "faith-literate".Blair, who reportedly ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra community leader suffers stroke


June 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, 100, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has suffered a stroke and has been admitted to a London hospital, a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Sarah McLachlan mocked in South Park


May 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial show “South Park” added Sarah McLachlan to its list of victims when the singer was mocked in a recent episode. In the episode, Sarah ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands protest in Baghdad to demand U.S. troops to leave


May 27th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Baghdad on Thursday to demand that American troops leave the country by the end of the year, local ... Read more...

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Rana praised LeT handler for ‘brilliantly’ done Mumbai attack: Headley (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused of supporting Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), praised the 2008 Mumbai attacks as "brilliantly" done and likened his LeT handler ... Read more...

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Taliban stirring violence in Afghanistan: Senior police officials


April 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 10 (ANI): Senior Afghan police officials believe that former or current Taliban members backed by sympathizers and hard-line mullahs had stirred the violence at the United Nations compound in ... Read more...

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Maulana who opposed stone-pelting - and died for it


April 8th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Maulana Showkat Shah, who was killed just ahead of Friday prayers in Srinagar, was the Kashmir Valley's most vocal critic of stone pelting protests ... Read more...

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US pastor who burned Koran considering putting Prophet Mohammed on trial


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Terry Jones, the Florida pastor, who oversaw the burning of a Koran last month after conducting a self-styled mock trial of the holy book, has vowed to ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Syedna’s 100th birthday


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Over 300,000 members of the Dawoodi Bohra community in India and abroad gathered here to felicitate their spiritual leader, Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who turned 100 Friday.On ... Read more...

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Syedna - 100 years of piety, peace and harmony


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) It will be a historic day for Dawoodi Bohras across the world when the small, but prosperous, community marks the 100th birthday of its spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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