Suspect in mass knife attacks in Canada found dead, another still at large

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, Saskatchewan, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Canadian police found one of the suspects stabbed to death on Monday while the other suspect, his brother, remained at large and may be injured, officials said . Brothers Damien and Myles Sanderson are believed to have killed 10 people and injured 18 in a stabbing … Read more

Saudi woman gets 45 years in prison for her social media posts, rights group says

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – A Saudi court has sentenced a woman to 45 years in prison for social media posts, a rights group said, in the latest example of a crackdown on female activists following the visit of US President Joe Biden. to the kingdom. … Read more

Islamic State militant sentenced to life in US for killing US hostages

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Friday sentenced a member of an Islamic State cell known as “The Beatles” to life in prison for his involvement in a plot to take of hostages which led to the murder of Americans. journalists and aid workers in Syria. Families and friends of … Read more

Salman Rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder and assault

MAYVILLE, NY, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The man accused of stabbing novelist Salman Rushdie last week in western New York pleaded not guilty to attempted second degree murder and assault on Thursday and has been held without bail. Hadi Matar, 24, is accused of injuring Rushdie, 75, on Friday just before the author of ‘The … Read more

Iran says Rushdie and his supporters are responsible for the attack

Don’t blame Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson According to the novelist, “red lines crossed” for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to bring charges against Iran for Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, for which he is … Read more

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

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

Novelist Salman Rushdie on fan after stabbing in New York

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

Shock, shame among some Muslims as Afghan charged with New Mexico killings

Attendees of an interfaith memorial ceremony enter the Islamic Center of New Mexico mosque to commemorate four slain Muslim men, hours after police said they arrested a prime suspect in the murders, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, States United, August 9, 2022. REUTERS / Andrew Hay Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ALBUQUERQUE, … Read more

Afghan Muslim arrested for killings that rocked New Mexico’s Islamic community

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

New Mexico police are asking for the public’s help in the 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 including the Albuquerque killings in the past nine months are considered by investigators to be related. Mayor Tim Keller said state authorities are working to … Read more