Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Don’t accuse Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers and politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to launch accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, of which he is guilty … Read more

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized with serious injuries on Saturday a day after he was repeatedly stabbed in a public appearance in New York state, as police tried to determine a motive for an attack that sparked the international condemnation. The accused attacker, Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him for his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso on stage during a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

Shock and Shame Among Some Muslims Over Afghans Accused of New Mexico Murders

Shock and Shame Among Some Muslims Over Afghans Accused of New Mexico Murders

Participants in an interfaith memorial service enter the Islamic Center of New Mexico mosque to commemorate four slain Muslim men, hours after police said they had arrested the main suspect in the killings, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. U.S. August 9, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Hay Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record ALBUQUERQUE, … Read more

Afghan Muslim Arrested for Murders That Rocked New Mexico’s Islamic Community

Shock and Shame Among Some Muslims Over Afghans Accused of New Mexico Murders

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A Muslim migrant from Afghanistan has been arrested as the prime suspect in the serial killings of four Muslim men that have rocked the Islamic community in New Mexico’s largest city, police said on Monday. Tuesday. After days of tightening security around Albuquerque-area mosques, trying to allay fears … Read more

New Mexico Police Seek Public Help in Investigation of Four Muslim Murders

New Mexico Police Seek Public Help in Investigation of Four Muslim Murders

Aug 7 (Reuters) – New Mexico police on Sunday asked for the public’s help in locating a “vehicle of interest” in their investigation into four fatal shootings of Muslim men whose killings in Albuquerque over the past nine months investigators believe are related. Mayor Tim Keller said state authorities were working to provide an “additional … Read more

Jury awards $45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial

Jury awards .2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial

Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a 6-year-old boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages – on top of the $4.1 million dollars in compensatory damages already awarded – for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, a Texas jury decided … Read more

Jury Finds Alex Jones Must Pay $4.1 Million Over Sandy Hook Hoax Claims

Jury Finds Alex Jones Must Pay .1 Million Over Sandy Hook Hoax Claims

Aug 4 (Reuters) – U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre at least $4.1 million for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, he said. Thursday a Texas jury. The verdict followed a two-week trial in Austin, Texas, where Jones’ radio show and … Read more

The United States indicts four Kentucky police officers for the murder of Breonna Taylor

The United States indicts four Kentucky police officers for the murder of Breonna Taylor

WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged four current and former Louisville, Kentucky police officers for their role in the botched 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was at her home, in a case that sparked nationwide protests. The charges represented the latest effort by the Justice Department … Read more