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US sanctions Iranian entity that put bounty on Salman Rushdie

Organization offering $3.3 million for author's death sanctioned by State Department.

US sanctions Iranian entity that put bounty on Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie's agent: He lost sight in one eye and use of a hand in stabbing attack

Author Salman Rushdie’s agent says he suffered serious wounds to his neck, chest and torso in the August attack.

'He lost sight in one eye and use of a hand in stabbing attack'

Former BBC governor: Coverage of Rushdie attack ‘glorifies terrorism’

Baroness Ruth Deech slams broadcaster for featuring extremist rhetoric defending ideology behind stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie.

Ex-BBC gov: Coverage of Rushdie attack ‘glorifies terrorism’

The Left wants you to forget the embarrassing attack on Rushdie

In the West alternative models of civilization are competing for the upper hand and the healthy one is losing. Op-ed.

The Left wants you to forget the embarrassing attack on Rushdie

Man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie pleads not guilty

24-year-old accused of stabbing novelist last week pleads not guilty to second-degree attempted murder and assault charges.

Man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie pleads not guilty

Suspected Rushdie attacker: I was surprised he survived

Man suspected of attacking Salman Rushdie praises Iranian ayatollah won't say if he was inspired by the fatwa issued against him.

'I was surprised he survived'

I fear Islamic violence, but also Western cowardice

It was the first time that, in the name of Islam, a writer was condemned to evaporate from the face of the earth, he and his book. Op-ed.

I fear Islamic violence, but also Western cowardice

73-year-old interviewer who defended Salman Rushdie on stage reveals injuries

Moderator speaks of painful eye injury received defending Salman Rushdie and how he hopes to one day reschedule interview in defiance.

73-yr-old who defended Salman Rushdie on stage reveals injuries

Israel’s ambassador to Azerbaijan: Take the threats of the Iranian regime seriously

Following attack on Salman Rushdie, Israel’s ambassador to Azerbaijan urges the world to confronting Iranian terrorism.

'Take the threats of the murderous Iranian regime seriously'player

Iran says Salman Rushdie brought attack on himself

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says author targeted for over 30 years by Iranian Fatwa calling for his murder 'insulted Islam.'

Iran says Salman Rushdie brought attack on himself

Threats to JK Rowling: 'You're next in line'

'Harry Potter' author condemned attempted Salman Rushdie murder and was, in turn, threatened with being next in line. Police investigating.

Threats to JK Rowling: 'You're next in line'

Iranian media suggests Rushdie stabbing was a 'US plot'

Ultra-conservative Iranian papers speculate that a US plot may have been behind stabbing of novelist Salman Rushdie.

Iranian media suggests Rushdie stabbing was a 'US plot'

Blinken blasts Iran following Rushdie attack

US Secretary of State: Iranian state institutions have incited violence against Rushdie for generations.

Blinken blasts Iran following Rushdie attack

Report: Rushdie stabber was in direct contact with IRGC

Officials say man accused of stabbing author in New York had been in direct contact with IRGC members on social media.

Rushdie stabber was in direct contact with IRGC

Twitter did not ban the man calling to murder Rushdie

With Rushdie in the hospital after an attack, will Twitter finally ban the man calling for his murder? Will Rushdie get an apology? Op-ed.

Twitter did not ban the man calling to murder Rushdie

British PM candidate: Attack on Rushdie should serve as a wake-up call to the West

Former British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak: Iran’s reaction to attack on Rushdie strengthens the case for proscribing the IRGC.

'Attack on Rushdie should serve as a wake-up call to the West'

Biden: Shocked to learn of the vicious attack on Salman Rushdie

US President Joe Biden reacts to attack on Salman Rushdie. 'Shocked and saddened.'

Biden: Shocked to learn of the vicious attack on Salman Rushdie

PM Lapid: 'Attack on Rushdie is an attack on our freedoms'

Attack on author Salman Rushdie is 'result of decades of incitement led by the extremist regime in Tehran,' PM Lapid says.

PM Lapid: 'Attack on Rushdie is an attack on our freedoms'

Salman Rushdie may lose eye after stabbing attack

The Indian author survived both the stabbing and the subsequent surgery but may lose the use of one eye. The stabber remains in custody.

Salman Rushdie may lose eye after stabbing attack

Eyewitness: Salman Rushdie was stabbed 10 to 15 times

Eyewitnesses say assailant rushed the platform and stabbed author Salman Rushdie 10 to 15 times during lecture in New York.

Salman Rushdie was stabbed 10 to 15 times

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

Author, who has been under a death threat from Iran since 1989, was attacked as he was about to speak at western New York event.

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

Europe’s publishers self-censor on Islam

When Rushdie was published, bookstores were attacked and others refused to sell the book, but the publisher stood firm. Not today. Op-ed.

Europe’s publishers self-censor on Islam

To avoid racist stigma, cowardly Western writers kill their own books

Remember our anger when Iran threatened Salman Rushdie? Now all you need to do is call a book "racist" and the author hides it. Op-ed.

To avoid racist stigma, Western writers kill their own books

In Germany it is forbidden to criticize the Islamic veil

In Germany it is forbidden to criticize the Islamic veil

Twitter temporarily bans Khamenei's account

Twitter temporarily bans Iran's Supreme Leader from tweeting after ht posed a message threatening author Salman Rushdie.

Twitter temporarily bans Khamenei's account

EXCLUSIVE: Iran to be the guest of honor at Italy's main book fair

EXCLUSIVE: Iran to be the guest of honor at Italy's main book fair

Islamic money talks and Europe listens

Islamic money talks and Europe listens

Is this headline safe?

Is this headline safe?

Iran Threatens Germany Boycott Over Rushdie Invite

Tehran threatens to withdraw from Frankfurt book fair due to outstanding death order against Rushdie.

Iran Threatens Germany Boycott Over Salman Rushdie Invite

Balfour Hakak: Salman Rushdie 'Deserves a Medal'

As Satanic Verses author publishes a new book, former Hebrew Writers Association head praises him for his bravery.

Leading Israeli Author: Salman Rushdie 'Deserves a Medal'

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With the Danish Cartoonist

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With the Danish Cartoonist

Kasim Hafeez: From Radical Islam to Zionism

A former Islamist's perception of anti-Zionism, Jews, 9/11 and history. He is still getting death threats.

Kasim Hafeez: From Radical Islamist to Ardent Zionist

Iranian Foundation Increases Bounty for Rushdie

An Iranian foundation increases a bounty for the death of author Salman Rushdie, offering $3.3 million for his death.

Iranian Foundation Increases Bounty for Rushdie