Tag: Author Salman Rushdie

Iran says Rushdie and supporters to blame for attack

Summary Don’t accuse Tehran, says foreign ministry spokesman Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed several times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 – No one has the right to level accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman […]

Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery,’ agent says

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to recovery,” his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of “The Satanic Verses” suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York. The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was removed from a ventilator Saturday and […]

Salman Rushdie in hospital; Police seek motive in stabbing

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized Saturday after suffering serious injuries in a stabbing attack as praise poured in for him from the West but he was disparaged in Iran. Rushdie, 75, suffered a damaged liver, severed nerves in an arm and an eye, and was on a ventilator, his […]

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