Journalist jailed over anti-Muslim film

2013-05-22 19:04

An Istanbul court has sentenced Turkish-Armenian journalist Sevan Nisanyan to one year in jail for blasphemy over a blog supporting a controversial anti-Islam film, says a report.

Muhammad film fraudster has no regrets

2012-11-26 19:51

The convicted fraudster behind an online video that outraged Muslims with its portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad as a thuggish deviant, says he has no regrets.

Tunisian held in US embassy attack dies

2012-11-16 11:37

The lawyer for a militant detained for attacking the US embassy in Tunisia says his client has died from a heart attack after a two month hunger strike protesting his innocence.

Anti-Islam video to stay on YouTube

2012-10-19 11:59

A federal US judge has rejected a new legal attempt to force YouTube to withdraw an anti-Islamic film that triggered violent protests across the Muslim world.

Filmmaker denies sparking Muslim violence

2012-10-11 09:00

A lawyer for the man behind the Innocence of Muslims video has denied that his client was to blame for a wave of violence across the Middle East.

Film protests bring boom for flag makers

2012-10-03 14:01

As Pakistan's mullahs rail against a US-made anti-Islam film, many prinit works have gone into overdrive, running off hundreds of US flags for angry protesters to burn at demonstrations.

Boko Haram chief issues threat over film

2012-10-01 17:29

The suspected leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has issued a threat in a YouTube video over a US-made anti-Islam film that has sparked widespread protests in the Muslim world.

Obama sets stage for debate against Romney

2012-10-01 12:02

US President Barack Obama has set the table for his first debate with Mitt Romney, billing the clash as about security for hard working Americans, not who could fire off the best "zingers".

US embassy warning: Philippines on alert

2012-09-29 13:29

Philippine security forces are on stepped-up alert after the US embassy issued an emergency advisory about an alleged threat against Americans in the capital.

Alleged anti-Muslim filmmaker arrested

2012-09-28 07:46

The alleged filmmaker behind the video that has sparked protests across Muslim countries has been arrested.


Egypt court orders YouTube blocked

2013-02-09 16:16

A court in Egypt has ordered the blocking of YouTube for a month after case raised against an anti-Islam film.

2nd hunger striker dies in Tunisia

2012-11-17 20:41

A key figure in Tunisia's Salafist movement, Mohammed Bakhti, has died after going on hunger strike over his arrest for an attack on the US embassy, the second such death this week.

Man behind anti-Islam film jailed

2012-11-08 11:00

The convicted US scam artist behind a crude anti-Islam film that stoked protests against the United States across the Muslim world has been sent back to jail for a year over probation violations.

Prophet film: Al-Qaeda wants holy war

2012-10-13 12:23

The leader of al-Qaeda has urged Muslims to wage holy war against the United States and Israel over a film that insulted Islam's Prophet Muhammad.

We'll track down Libya attackers - Clinton

2012-10-04 14:32

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has vowed to pursue a full accounting of the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi "wherever that leads".

Early indications Libya attack organised

2012-10-03 10:04

Within hours of the attacks on US diplomatic site in Libya, President Barack Obama's administration received reports suggesting militants connected to al-Qaeda were involved, say sources.

New bounty offer for prophet filmmaker

2012-10-01 15:12

A former Pakistani legislator has offered a $200 000 bounty for anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has angered Muslims around the world.

Huge protest against anti-Islam film

2012-09-30 12:00

Thousands of Muslims enraged over a film that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad have marched through Indonesia's capital.

Brazil: Google blocks YouTube video

2012-09-28 11:00

The Brazilian unit of Google says it has obeyed a court order to remove a video attacking a candidate in Brazilian municipal elections from its YouTube service.

Google's Brazil head held in YouTube case

2012-09-27 07:56

Google's head of operations in Brazil has been detained by police after the company failed to heed a judge's order to take down YouTube videos that the court ruled violate Brazilian laws.

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