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Innocence of Muslims Protests

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Film To Be Released

AP | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in parts of the Middle East is due to be freed from federal custody in...

Egypt Bans YouTube

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

CAIRO — A Cairo court on Saturday ordered the government to block access to the video-sharing website YouTube for 30 days for carrying an anti-I...

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Movie Has 'No Regrets'

www.nytimes.com | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

LOS ANGELES -- Fuming for two months in a jail cell here, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has had plenty of time to reconsider the wisdom of making "Innocenc...

In The Midst Of Raging Violence, A Pakistani America's Plea

Sophia Khan | Posted 12.06.2012 | Religion
Sophia Khan

I implore people around the world--officials and everyday citizens alike--not to remain cloistered off from the 'other.' It is this very separation that breeds ignorance, a rampant disease afflicting all levels of society.

A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words: 'Little Children Will Hate Them'

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

Few photographs have commanded my full attention. Among them are those that recall our nation's most trying moments, while others recount the world's most atrocious crimes.

Russia Bans Anti-Islam Film

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- A court in Moscow ruled Monday that an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent demonstrations around the world can no longer be shown in Ru...

A Dictator Out Of Power, But Not Out Of The Picture

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond SANAA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Seven months after he reluctantly handed over the presidency, Ali Abdullah Saleh's continui...

New Anti-Islam Film Protests Break Out In Pakistan

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 09.30.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Thousands of people hit the streets in Pakistan's biggest city Sunday to protest an anti-Islam film made in the United States, su...

Understanding Middle Eastern Reactions to 'Innocence of Muslims'

Chase F. Robinson | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Chase F. Robinson

The YouTube video "Innocence of Muslims" can now be added to a lengthening list of portrayals of Muhammad that have led to violence, both threatened and real, along with calls for censorship. Especially given the rank amateurishness of this video, why does it provoke so?

Yelling 'Fire' in a Crowded Planet

Frank J. Garcia | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Frank J. Garcia

When every major Western liberal democracy except ours regulates certain forms of racist and hate-mongering speech, we can no longer simply assert that our approach is a non-negotiable liberal value.

Muslim Protests Break Out In Greece

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek riot police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse Muslim protesters who clashed with officers Sunday during a rally ...

Pakistani Protesters Clash With Police Over Anti-Islam Film

AP | LARA JAKES and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Behind the anger over a film mocking the Prophet Muhammad, public protest is giving way to measured debate over free speech in the new M...

Kosher Store Bomb Injures 4 In France

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

PARIS — A small package bomb exploded inside a kosher grocery store in a Paris suburb Wednesday, wounding at least one person, according to an a...

Karzai Urges Push For Peace Amid Attacks

AP | AMIR SHAH and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president on Wednesday urged his nation to rally behind the push for peace negotiations with insurgents despite ...

France Ups Security After Mohammed Cartoons

AP | GREG KELLER and LORI HINNANT | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

PARIS -- France stepped up security at some of its embassies on Wednesday after a satirical Parisian weekly published crude caricatures of the Prophet...

Al Qaeda Threatens Attacks On U.S. Diplomats

AP | PATRICK QUINN and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Islamic militants sought Tuesday to capitalize on anger over an anti-Islam video that was produced in the United States, sa...

The Perils of YouTube Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Philip Seib

Ten years ago, the Innocence of Muslims controversy would not have happened. YouTube did not exist, and without this means of reaching a global audience, the offensive snippets of the "film" would never have been seen.

Horrified Actress Speaks Out On 'Innocence Of Muslims' Role

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

Anna Gurji is one of the actresses who starred in "Desert Warrior," a movie that was supposed to be about tribal battles prompted by the arrival of a ...

Anti-Islam Film Backlash: Violence Breaks Out In 3 More Countries

AP | ABDULLAH KHAN | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

TIMERGARAH, Pakistan -- Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against an anti-Islam film torched a press club and a government building in northwest Pa...