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2006-02-06 10:15:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday condemned acts of violence related to Muslim anger over publications of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad and called on governments to take steps to lower tensions.

2006-02-06 09:04:45

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - Fresh protests erupted across Asia and the Middle East over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Monday, despite calls by world leaders for calm after Danish diplomatic missions were set ablaze in Lebanon and Syria. U.N.

2006-02-06 05:19:33

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian demonstrators hurled stones at European Union offices in the Gaza Strip on Monday and pulled down the EU flag in protest over caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad first printed in European newspapers.

2006-02-06 05:33:00

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Muslims across parts of Asia staged noisy but largely peaceful protests on Monday against cartoons published in European newspapers depicting caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-06 01:20:03

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian Muslims staged noisy but peaceful protests in four cities on Monday demanding Denmark apologize over controversial cartoons that Muslims say insult Islam and the Prophet Mohammad.

2006-02-06 01:05:45

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian newspaper editor has quit after he embarrassed his Muslim boss by reprinting controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a bid to illustrate a story about worldwide fury over the caricatures.

2006-02-05 16:45:00

The Philadelphia Inquirer, one of the few U.S. newspapers to publish a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad from a series that sparked a wave of protests by Muslims, defended the action on Sunday by saying it was just doing its job.

2006-02-04 13:38:07

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Furious Syrians set fire to the Danish and Norwegian embassies on Saturday as protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad showed no signs of abating despite calls for calm.

2006-02-04 11:51:10

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Furious Syrians set fire to the Danish embassy on Saturday as protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad spread and oil giant Iran said it was reviewing trade ties with countries that have published such caricatures.

2006-02-04 11:16:35

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Several thousand Syrian demonstrators set the Danish embassy on fire on Saturday to protest the printing by a Danish newspaper of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

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