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  • #MuslimRage met with Muslim satire

     
    The aggressive headline advertised the cover article by author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, itself a subject of furious debate over her take on Islam, extremism and free speech. Hirsi Ali, a Somali woman who fled an arranged marriage and became a forceful critic of...
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...
  • Calls to protest movie mocking Muhammad spread to Algeria, Iran

     
    The day after outraged Egyptians scaled the walls of the American Embassy and Libyan militants attacked and burned a U.S. consulate, protests and denunciations against an amateur movie mocking the Islamic prophet spread across the region, spurring...
  • Death toll rises as protests rage over Muhammad-mocking video

     
    The death toll ticked higher Friday as protests swept the world over a video insulting the Islamic prophet Muhammad, with reports emerging of casualties in Tunisia, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen as outraged protesters clashed with police around United States...
  • Chinese state media implicate fallen politician in murder scandal

     
    For the first time, Chinese state media appear to have implicated fallen Communist Party official Bo Xilai in the murder scandal that has gripped the country, reporting that he angrily rebuked the local police chief, Wang Lijun when told that Bo's wife,...
  • Religious freedom under increasing threat worldwide, study says

     
    More countries around the world are clamping down on religious freedom and harassment and intimidation of religious groups has surged, according to a new study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The new report tracked changes in religious...
  • 4 protesters reportedly slain in clashes at U.S. Embassy in Yemen

     
    Hundreds of Yemeni protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Sana and set it ablaze on Thursday, another eruption of violence in a series of protests sweeping the Middle East and elsewhere over an online video mocking the Islamic prophet. Three of the...
  • Google executive detained in Brazil for YouTube videos

     
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The president of Google Brazil has been arrested after the site declined to remove two videos that criticized a local electoral candidate, Brazilian federal police said....
  • Egypt officials condemn film, ask Egyptians for 'self-restraint'

     
    The Egyptian government said Wednesday that it strongly condemned a movie ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed that triggered violent protests in Cairo and Benghazi, but called for "self-restraint" among those outraged by the film. Prime Minister Hisham Kandil...
  • Google, Gmail blocked as Iran pushes 'national Internet'

     
    Iran has shut off access to Google and Gmail inside the country, a step eyed by Web activists with concern as the nation's leaders seek to wall off a corner of cyberspace separate from the global Internet....
  • U.S. will seek to lift ban on Myanmar imports, Clinton announces

     
    The Obama administration will seek to lift the U.S. ban on imported products from Myanmar, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday at the beginning of a meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein....
  • Muslim women on pilgrimage from Nigeria detained in Saudi Arabia

     
    More than 1,000 Muslim women from Nigeria trying to make a religious pilgrimage to Mecca have been turned away or detained in Saudi Arabia over allegations they weren’t traveling with husbands or other suitable male guardians, according to...