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Documentary explores Mohammed cartoons

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Some Muslim leaders who inspired a violent reaction to cartoons showing the Prophet Mohammed had never seen them, a Danish documentary film says.

Gadhafi: Christians, Jews should see Mecca

BAMAKO, Mali, April 11 (UPI) -- Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi called for allowing Christians and Jews to perform pilgrimage to Mecca, Islam's holiest place.

Jordan becoming stricter with Islamists?

AMMAN, Jordan, April 11 (UPI) -- Jordanian authorities have barred Islamists from organizing a rally on the occasion of Prophet Mohammed's birth for the second time in a week.

Anglicans in Wales apologize for cartoon

CARDIFF, Wales, March 21 (UPI) -- The Anglican Church in Wales has apologized to Muslims for a church publication that featured a copy of a cartoon considered blasphemous to Islam.

Muslim sect wants recognition, safety

JAKARTA, March 11 (UPI) -- A rift between Muslim groups and a sect which considers itself Muslim has incited violence and brought Indonesian politicians into the debate.

Writers condemn Mohammed cartoon rage

PARIS, March 1 (UPI) -- A group of a dozen prolific writers have written a statement condemning the violent reaction to the publishing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

India calls for restraint on cartoons

NEW DELHI, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- India has asked the Muslim community to maintain utmost restraint in protesting against cartoons of Prophet Mohammed.

Italy minister trial over cartoons sought

AMMAN, Jordan, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Jordan's Islamists have called for taking an Italian minister to court on charges of slandering Islam and offending the Prophet Mohammed.

Iran bans Danish pastries by name

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Bakeries in Iran are joining in the protest of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed published in Denmark newspapers by banning the name of Danish pastries.

10 dead in anti-cartoon riots in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Ten people were killed clashes with Libyan police after rioters protesting an anti-Muslim Italian official set fire to the Italian embassy in Benghazi, Libya.

Cartoons cause death, rioting in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Rioters set fire to an Italian consulate in Libya and 11 people are reported killed in protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Danish P.M. calls for dialogue

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Denmark's prime minister tells a Cairo-based weekly that he is "deeply distressed" by the uproar over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Pakistan cartoon violence worst yet

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Three people, including an eight-year-old boy, were killed in more violent demonstrations in Pakistan against publication of cartoons lampooning Mohammed.

Iran marks 27 years of Islamic revolution

TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad marked the 27th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution by slamming the West for slandering Prophet Mohammad.

German parliament discusses cartoon row

BERLIN, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- German politicians from all parties Friday called for an honest dialogue with the Muslim world to de-escalate the row over the Prophet Mohammed cartoons.

Prophet slander inflames Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The cartoon slandering of Prophet Mohammed is still inflaming emotions in the Arab and Muslim world, including multi-sectarian Lebanon.

4 quit New York Press in cartoon flap

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Three editors and a reporter quit The New York Press for quashing an editorial and reprints of cartoons that angered Muslims around the world, a report said.

Iran newspaper solicits Holocaust cartoons

TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- An Iranian newspaper says it plans a cartoon contest in reaction to cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed, but these are for cartoons of the Holocaust.

Swedish publisher withdraws textbook

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A Swedish publishing company Monday withdrew a religious textbook because it contains two images of the Muslim prophet Mohammed.

Indonesian cartoon protest grows

JAKARTA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Muslim protests in Indonesia over allegedly blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed grew in Jakarta and Surabaya Monday at the Danish and U.S. consulates.

Cartoon protesters torch Danish consulate

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Thousands angry over Danish cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed set fire to the Danish consulate in Beirut, Lebanon.

Jakarta Muslims protest Mohammed cartoon

JAKARTA, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Around 200 Muslims demonstrated outside the Danish Embassy in Jakarta Friday to protest published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed.

Emergency OIC meeting urged over slander

TEHRAN, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Motaki called for an emergency meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference over the slandering of Prophet Mohammed.

Libyans slam Denmark over Prophet cartoons

TRIPOLI, Libya, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Angry protesters demonstrated outside the Danish embassy in Libya Thursday to denounce depictions of Prophet Mohammed as a terrorist in the Danish media.

False bomb alert at Danish embassy

DAMASCUS, Syria, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Police evacuated the Danish embassy in Syria following a bomb alert relating to the slandering of Mohammed by a Danish newspaper.
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