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US Man Linked to Anti-Islam Film Detained Without Bail

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has ordered the arrest and detention of the alleged filmmaker behind a crudely produced anti-Islam video that has sparked weeks of deadly protest across the Muslim world. Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal on Thursday ordered Nakoula Basseley Nakoula held without bail for violating the terms of his probation on a 2010 […]

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US Man Linked to Anti-Islam Film Detained Without Bail

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge has ordered the arrest and detention of the alleged filmmaker behind a crudely produced anti-Islam video that has sparked weeks of deadly protest across the Muslim world. Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal on Thursday ordered Nakoula Basseley Nakoula held without bail for violating the terms of his probation on a 2010 […]

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Actress in Anti-Muslim Film Sues Producer, You Tube

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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An actress who appeared in a crude anti-Muslim film produced in the United States that sparked deadly riots across the Muslim world is suing the film’s producer for fraud and slander. In a lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles, Cindy Lee Garcia claims the producer of The Innocence of Muslims, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, duped her […]

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France Plans Embassy Closures After Magazine Publishes Muhammad Cartoons

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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France plans to close its embassies, consulates, cultural centers and schools in 20 countries Friday as a precautionary measure after a French satirical magazine published cartoons featuring the Prophet Muhammad. The country’s foreign minister says security is being increased at French diplomatic posts as government and religious leaders call for restraint. The weekly magazine Charlie […]

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US Taking Steps to Protect Diplomats as Protests Continue

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is taking aggressive steps to protect its diplomats, as protests continue against an anti-Islam film produced in the U.S. Demonstrations prompted the American consulate in the Indonesian city of Medan to temporarily close on Wednesday, following a similar move by the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand […]

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Clinton Says US Taking Aggressive Steps to Protect Diplomats

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is taking aggressive steps to protect diplomats worldwide, as protests against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States spread. Clinton said Tuesday that officials are reviewing security at every post and adding to it when necessary. The secretary said the State Department had no actionable […]

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Clinton Says US Taking Aggressive Steps to Protect Diplomats

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is taking aggressive steps to protect diplomats worldwide as protests against a U.S.-made anti-Islam film spreads. Clinton said Tuesday that officials are reviewing security at every post and adding to it when necessary. The secretary said the State Department had no actionable intelligence that last week’s […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Protests against an anti-Islam film spread to Thailand, northwestern Pakistan and Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday, while an insurgent group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack it says was in response to the video. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok closed at midday, ahead of the planned protest, but said it was not aware of any […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Protests against an anti-Islam film spread to Bangkok, Thailand and Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday, while an insurgent group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack it says was a response to the video. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok closed at midday, ahead of a planned protest, but said it was not aware of any specific […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters rioting against an anti-Islam film torched a press club and a government building in northwest Pakistan Monday, sparking clashes with police that left at least one person dead. Demonstrations also turned violent outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia, while the leader of the Shi’ite militant […]

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