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The world Islamic body signaled on Wednesday that it will revive long-standing attempts to make insults against religions an international criminal...
Thursday, September 20, 2012
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The ruler of the UAE emirate of Sharjah said authorities will not "harm" arrested activists, whom he accused of plotting to form an organization...
Friday, August 3, 2012
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A Kuwaiti tweeter on Monday denied in court charges that he insulted Islam's Prophet Mohammad, his wife Aisha and some companions, his lawyer Khaled...
Monday, May 21, 2012
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Wissam Kanaan
Damascus - It took the Syrian crisis only a few weeks to cause a split in the Syrian street. The continuing violence has only intensified the...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
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A proposed Libyan law criminalizing the "glorification" of fallen dictator Muammar Gaddafi, as well as "offending" Islam, is an attack on freedom of...
Friday, May 4, 2012
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A Tunisian court on Thursday fined a television boss 2,400 dinars (US$1,550) for showing a controversial film following a trial that has caused...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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Violence against journalists and restrictions on media have worsened in the past year in Iraq, a local rights group said, in a country already...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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A Tunisian court has sentenced a man to four years in prison for desecrating the Quran, official media reported on Thursday. Respect for religious...
Thursday, April 12, 2012
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A Kuwaiti court sentenced a local Sunni Muslim writer to seven years in jail and ordered that he pay nearly US$18,000 in compensation after ruling...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
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