Innocence of Muslims - updates

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Egypt court orders one-month YouTube block over Islam film

May 26, 2018 - 11:35 PM

A lower court's 2013 order – blocking YouTube after it carried the controversial film 'Innocence of Muslims' – is upheld

Pakistan's parliament votes to lift ban on YouTube

May 06, 2014 - 10:30 PM

Pakistan s parliament votes to lift a ban on YouTube which has been blocked since 2012 over its hosting of the Innocence of Muslims movie

Filmmaker didn't spark Muslim violence: lawyer

Oct 11, 2012 - 10:48 AM

A lawyer for the man behind the Innocence of Muslims video denied Wednesday October 10 his client was to blame for a wave of violence across the Middle East

Libya attackers linked to Al-Qaeda: US

Sep 29, 2012 - 10:10 AM

The US intelligence community says a deadly assault on a US consulate in Libya was a planned attack linked to Al Qaeda but stresses that many unanswered questions remain

Photo from AFP

Muslim foreign ministers call for 'religious hatred' laws

Sep 29, 2012 - 9:55 AM

Muslim foreign ministers call for laws against incitement to religious hatred as they condem an American made film mocking Islam that sparked deadly protests

Pakistan minister stands by film-maker bounty

Sep 25, 2012 - 9:10 PM

The Pakistani government minister said it was the only way to stop insults to the prophet Mohammed

US takes to TV, YouTube to quell Muslim anger

Sep 21, 2012 - 8:05 AM

The US State Department is turning to social media and television ads to try to stem global protests over an anti Islam film

PR CAMPAIGN. Screen grab of one of the videos posted on YouTube

Western missions under siege as Muslim riots spread

Sep 21, 2012 - 7:29 AM

Anger keeps mounting in the Muslim world over perceived Western insults to the Prophet Mohammed

DOWN WITH THE WEST. Pakistani Muslim demonstrators shout anti-US slogans during a protest against an anti-Islam film in Quetta on September 20, 2012. AFP PHOTO / BANARAS KHAN

Lim bans anti-Islam movie in Manila

Sep 20, 2012 - 1:51 PM

Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has banned the anti Islam short movie that has angered Muslims all over the world

LIM TELLS MUSLIM LEADERS that 'Innocence of Muslims' will be banned in Manila. Photo from Lim's official Facebook page

Fresh protests as prophet cartoons fuel Muslim fury

Sep 19, 2012 - 11:41 PM

Fresh protests erupted in the Muslim world Wednesday September 19 over an anti Islam film as a French magazine added fuel to the fire with the publication of obscene cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed

YouTube extends film curb to Saudi Arabia

Sep 19, 2012 - 10:34 PM

YouTube last week restricted access to the film in Egypt and Libya after unrest in those countries and has been adding countries to the list Some others including Pakistan and Sudan have blocked access themselves

US in 'aggressive steps' to protect missions

Sep 19, 2012 - 8:48 AM

The United States is taking aggressive steps to protect its embassies around the world US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said

Female bomber kills 12 in Kabul to avenge film

Sep 18, 2012 - 2:16 PM

A female suicide bomber killed 12 people in Kabul to avenge a US film that has sparked a week of deadly protests across the Muslim world

'INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS'. Screen grab from YouTube

Family of anti-Islam filmmaker joins him in hiding

Sep 18, 2012 - 9:09 AM

The family of the producer of Innocence of Muslims joined him in hiding as more participants said they were duped into making the film

'INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS' screen grab from YouTube

Fatwa issued against 'anti-Islam' film cast, crew

Sep 18, 2012 - 7:20 AM

A Salafist cleric in Egypt is calling for the deaths of all those involved in the making of an anti Muslim film that has outraged the Islamic world

THE INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS. Screen grab from YouTube

Foreign elements may be behind Libya attack: assembly chief

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:52 PM

UPDATED Foreign elements could be involved in the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi Libya s assembly head says

Two dead as Taliban raid Prince Harry's Afghan base

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:16 PM

Taliban armed with suicide vests guns and rockets storm a heavily fortified airfield in Afghanistan where Prince Harry is deployed

US deploys forces as deadly Muslim anger spreads

Sep 15, 2012 - 7:25 PM

Washington says it is deploying forces to cope with violence in as many as 18 different locations as deadly Muslim anger spreads over a US made movie that mocks Islam

Online freedom falls prey to anti-Islam film violence

Sep 15, 2012 - 7:42 AM

Internet rights champions say free speech online is being undermined by the victims of violence spurred by an anti Islam video posted on YouTube

THE INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS. Screen grab from YouTube

Clinton slams anti-Islam video as 'disgusting'

Sep 13, 2012 - 11:22 PM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned Innocence of Muslims and stressed the US government had nothing to do with it the film

THE INNOCENCE OF MUSLIMS. Screen grab from YouTube

Mystery over filmmakers behind anti-Islam movie

Sep 13, 2012 - 1:47 PM

Mystery remained Wednesday September 12 over exactly who was behind the anti Islam film which sparked deadly protests in the Middle East amid conflicting claims of Jewish or Coptic Christian involvement