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Hundreds of Mauritanians protest over desecration of Koran

Hundreds of residents took to the streets in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott to protest in the early hours of Monday against the desecration of the Koran.

Hundreds of Mauritanians protest over desecration of Koran
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. ©Reuters/FBI/Handout
9/11 mastermind says Koran 'forbids' violence to spread Islam

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, has released a manifesto claiming that the Koran forbids the use of violence to spread Islam.

9/11 mastermind says Koran 'forbids' violence to spread Islam
Mowaffak al-Rubaie. ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Man who oversaw Saddam hanging recalls dictator's end

Mowaffak al-Rubaie sits in his office with a statue of Saddam Hussein behind him, the rope used to hang the dictator around its neck, recalling his final minutes.

Man who oversaw Saddam hanging recalls dictator's end
Chinese held in Pakistani Kashmir over Koran abuse
Chinese held in Pakistani Kashmir over Koran abuse

A Chinese man working on an energy project in Pakistan-administered Kashmir was being held Saturday after hundreds of protesters attacked his company offices over the alleged desecration of a Koran.

Chinese held in Pakistani Kashmir over Koran abuse
Hunger strike at Guantanamo after Koran searches
Hunger strike at Guantanamo after Koran searches

Detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp have launched a hunger strike to protest interference with their personal effects, including Korans.

Hunger strike at Guantanamo after Koran searches
Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones
Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones

Notorious US pastor Terry Jones said Thursday he has been barred from entering Canada after an anti-Islam video he backs triggered violent protests across the Muslim world.

Canada bars US extremist pastor Terry Jones
Down's Syndrome Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy
Down's Syndrome Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy

A Christian girl with Down's Syndrome has been arrested on blasphemy charges in Pakistan, accused of burning pages inscribed with verses from the Koran.

Down's Syndrome Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy
Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says
Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says

Democracy is still popular in six Muslim-majority countries, over a year after the Arab Spring, and the majority in some countries favors laws based on the Koran, according to a poll published Tuesday.

Democracy still 'preferable' in Muslim nations, survey says
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakh citizens on beginning of Ramadan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev wished peace and accord to all the Kazakhs and well-being in every family.

Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakh citizens on beginning of Ramadan
Chairman of Kazakhstan's Agency for Religious Affairs Lama Sharif Kairat. Photo countesy of flickr.com
Lama Sharif congratulated Muslims of Kazakhstan on Ramadan

Head of the Agency for Religious Affairs called Kazakhstan citizens to be merciful and compassionate, provide aid to those in need and do good deeds.

Lama Sharif congratulated Muslims of Kazakhstan on Ramadan

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