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Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)
# YAHYA Jammeh
# YAHYA Jammeh

Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)

Jan 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 8,384 Views 8 Comments

Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.

One of the oldest Koran manuscripts in the world has been discovered
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

One of the oldest Koran manuscripts in the world has been discovered

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 17,413 Views 70 Comments

It’s been dated to the seventh century.

Books on Islam are selling out in France after the Paris terror attacks
# Off The Shelves
# Off The Shelves

Books on Islam are selling out in France after the Paris terror attacks

Apr 4th 2015, 11:07 AM 9,698 Views 55 Comments

Shops are selling more books on Islam than ever after the Paris attacks in January that left 17 dead.

Woman thrown from building and set on fire for burning Qur’an 'was innocent'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Woman thrown from building and set on fire for burning Qur’an 'was innocent'

Mar 24th 2015, 9:38 AM 15,885 Views 51 Comments

Almost two dozen people have been arrested, and a similar number of police questioned.

Ireland is more faithful to the Qu'aran than Saudi Arabia
# Islamicity
# Islamicity

Ireland is more faithful to the Qu'aran than Saudi Arabia

Jun 9th 2014, 5:18 PM 70,719 Views 119 Comments

Islamic countries perform particularly badly in a survey of Islamicity.

The most popular book among Guantanamo inmates is '50 Shades of Grey'
# Not The Koran
# Not The Koran

The most popular book among Guantanamo inmates is '50 Shades of Grey'

Jul 31st 2013, 8:55 PM 9,430 Views 52 Comments

Rather than the Koran the most requested book by Camp Seven detainees – some of the most high-value prisoners – is the hit EL James erotic novel.

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani girl who was accused of blasphemy released from jail

Sep 8th 2012, 2:42 PM 6,241 Views 38 Comments

The girl, believed to be 14, was arrested last month for allegedly burning pages of the Koran. An imam was later accused of having planted the pages in the girl’s bag.

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers
# Protests
# Protests

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers

Feb 26th 2012, 12:25 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

A police intelligence officer is thought to be behind the fatal shooting of two senior US Nato officers, as protests continue over the burning of the Qur’an at a US military base almost a week ago.

Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan

Feb 22nd 2012, 8:16 AM 2,073 Views 23 Comments

The US said the burning of Muslim holy books was an accident.

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest
# Somalia
# Somalia

Somali children given guns and grenades in radio contest

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 740 Views 7 Comments

Islamist group al-Shabab gave the prizes to children aged between ten and 17 after testing them on their knowledge of the Koran.

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges
# Holland
# Holland

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:50 AM 379 Views 9 Comments

Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.