Latest Naser Khader Stories

2006-02-13 12:03:03

By Kim McLaughlin and Per Bech Thomsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A senior member of Denmark's Muslim community urged followers on Monday to "move on" in the row over the cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad after holding crisis talks with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. "The majority of Muslims may feel offended by the cartoons as they link Islam with terrorism, but let's take it easy and move on now," Naser Khader, a member of parliament and founder of a new group called Democratic...

2006-02-05 08:10:35

By Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Angry demonstrators set the Danish consulate in Beirut ablaze on Sunday and the violent turn in protests over publication of cartoons of Prophet Mohammad drew condemnation from European capitals and moderate Muslims. Syrians set fire to the Danish and Norwegian embassies on Saturday in Damascus. They damaged the Swedish embassy and tried to storm the French mission but were held off by riot police. Denmark is the focus for Islamic ire as images...

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. Oil giant Iran, already embroiled in a dispute with the West over its nuclear programme, said it was reviewing trade ties with countries that have published such caricatures. Chanting "God is Greatest," thousands of protesters stormed the Danish embassy, burned the Danish...

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