Salman Rushdie: Attacker was inspired by Hezbollah leader

Salman Rushdie: Attacker was inspired by Hezbollah leader

The man arrested for stabbing Salman Rushdie had a fake driver’s license in the name of a Hezbollah leader who was an ally of slain Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Fox News and other US media outlets say the suspected gunman, identified as Hadi Matar, a 24-year-old from the New Jersey area, was using the assumed … Read more

Timeline and history of Fatwas against author Salman Rushdie

salman rushdie fatwas

Indian-born writer Salman Rushdie was brutally attacked with a knife on Friday. The attack comes 33 years after a murder fatwa was issued against him. On February 14, 1989, the then Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa against Rushdie. Khomeini issued a fatwa for Rushdie’s murder for his book The Satanic … Read more