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2006-02-03 03:04:00

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's leading newspaper El Pais on Friday became part of a growing international row by publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on its front page. The cartoon, originally published by France's Le Monde, portrayed the head of the Prophet Mohammad made up of lines which say "I must not draw Mohammad" in French. Newspapers in France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Hungary have reprinted caricatures originally published in Denmark, arguing that press freedom is...

2006-02-03 00:43:35

JAKARTA (Reuters) - About 300 militant Indonesian Muslims went on a rampage inside the lobby of a Jakarta building housing the Danish embassy on Friday in protest over cartoons that Muslims say insult Islam and the Prophet Mohammad. Shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest), the white-clad protesters from the hardline Islamic Defender's Front (FPI) smashed lamps with bamboo sticks and threw chairs around in anger at cartoons originally published by a Danish daily. They also threw...

2006-02-02 12:10:30

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Outrage spread in the Middle East on Thursday after more European newspapers published cartoons that Muslims say insult Islam and the Prophet Mohammad. Tunisia and Morocco banned copies of the French tabloid France Soir, which on Wednesday reprinted cartoons originally published by Danish daily Jyllands-Posten last September. Muslims consider any images of Mohammad to be blasphemous. In the Gulf state of Qatar, the Carrefour supermarket said it...

2006-02-02 08:02:03

In PARIS story headlined "More cartoons, protests in Mohammad blasphemy row" please read in first paragraph ...controversial Danish caricatures and... instead of ...Danish caricatures of him and... In fourth paragraph, please read ...Le Temps in Geneva and Budapest's Magyar Hirlap ran another offending cartoon showing an imam telling suicide bombers to stop because Heaven had run out of virgins to reward them... instead of ...Switzerland's Le Temps and La Tribune de Geneve ran some...

2006-02-02 09:25:00

By Tom Heneghan PARIS -- An international row over newspaper cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad gathered pace on Thursday as more European dailies printed controversial Danish caricatures and Muslims stepped up pressure to stop them. About a dozen Palestinian gunmen surrounded European Union offices in the Gaza Strip demanding an apology for the cartoons, one of which shows Islam's founder wearing a bomb-shaped turban. Muslims consider any images of Mohammad to be blasphemous. The owner of...

2006-02-02 09:15:00

By Tom Heneghan PARIS -- An international row over newspaper cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad gathered pace on Thursday as more European dailies printed controversial Danish caricatures and Muslims stepped up pressure to stop them. About a dozen Palestinian gunmen surrounded European Union offices in the Gaza Strip demanding an apology for the cartoons, one of which shows Islam's founder wearing a bomb-shaped turban. Muslims consider any images of Mohammad to be blasphemous. The owner of...

2006-02-02 05:40:30

PARIS (Reuters) - The Paris newspaper France Soir has sacked its managing editor after the daily printed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that have sparked protests and boycotts in the Muslim world. The daily confirmed that owner Raymond Lakah had fired Jacques Lefranc on Wednesday evening after a tumultuous day on which German and Spanish dailies ran the controversial cartoons that first appeared in the Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. Lakah said in a statement Lefranc was sacked...

2006-02-01 15:49:49

By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - Newspapers in France, Germany and Spain reprinted Danish caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed on Wednesday, saying press freedom was more important than protests and boycotts the cartoons have sparked across the Muslim world. The Danish embassy in Damascus was evacuated after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax and Syria recalled its ambassador from Denmark in protest at the cartoons, one of which shows the Prophet Mohammed wearing a turban...

2006-02-01 15:30:26

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Workers at the Danish newspaper that angered many in the Muslim world by publishing caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad returned to their offices following a false bomb threat on Wednesday evening, police said. It was the second time in two days that the offices of the Jyllands-Posten newspaper were evacuated in Aarhus, Denmark's second city. "The evacuation has been called off as nothing was found in the building," a police spokesman said.

2006-02-01 14:58:38

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The main offices of the Danish newspaper that angered many in the Muslim world by publishing caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad were evacuated on Wednesday evening after a bomb threat, police said. It was the second time in two days that the offices of the Jyllands-Posten newspaper were evacuated in Aarhus, Denmark's second city. "A bomb threat was made over a telephone by an English-speaking man from a public phone in the neighborhood (of the newspaper in...