More than 100 clothing workers, mostly women, were killed when a fire swept through a nine-storey textile factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital. The fire, which is thought to have been caused by an electrical short circuit, began on Saturday evening and took 13 hours to control.
Beirut, Lebanon -Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a rare appearance before tens of thousands of faithful, said on Monday the United States would face grave repercussions across the Muslim world unless it suppressed a film that demeans the Prophet Mohammad.
The head of Lebanon’s Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah on Sunday called for nationwide protests over a film about the Prophet Muhammad, saying that the United States must be held accountable for creating strife between Muslims and Christians. The call came as Western embassies across the Muslim world remained on high alert
A man purported to be a filmmaker involved with the anti-Islam video sparking violent unrest in the Middle East and North Africa was escorted by deputies from his Cerritos, Calif., home shortly after midnight Saturday morning, NBCLosAngeles.com reported. Media and law enforcement had been staking out the home at the end of a cul de […]
Egyptian police arrested protesters in Cairo on Saturday after days of anti-U.S. demonstrations over a film denigrating the Prophet Mohammed.
US presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday denounced an anti-Muslim film that is stirring unrest in the Middle East, even as he stood by his condemnation of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for its implied denunciation of the film.
The UK has urged the Sudanese authorities to bring to justice protesters who attacked the British and German embassies amid a wave of angry Muslim protests over a film lampooning the prophet Muhammad. Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Government had raised “serious concerns”
The White House said Friday President Barack Obama asked Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speak out against anti-American attacks in Arab countries and the YouTube movie that sparked them. Erdogan followed through on Obama’s request, saying in Ukraine on Friday that the film was a provocation but should not be used as a […]
A movie cannot shoot in Los Angeles County without a permit, and a permit makes public the names of the film’s writer, director, and producer. This means that answers to the question of who was behind “Innocence of Muslims,” the anti-Muslim project that sparked a wave of mob violence across the Middle East and may […]
A man who claims to be the producer of an anti-Islam movie that has sparked violent protests across the Arab world and in several Muslim-majority countries says he has no regrets about making the film. “No, I do not regret it. I am saddened by the killing of the ambassador but I do not regret […]