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Muslim shopkeeper refuses to stop selling alcohol to atheists

not for everyoneBaz Hassan, 37, owner of the Bearwood Booze off licence in Smethwick, has said he will not stop selling dangerous amounts of alcohol to atheists, agnostics and Christians, despite calls from leaders of the drinking community to respect cultural weaknesses of these vulnerable groups.

Although a non-drinker and vegetarian himself, Mr Hassan says he will continue to exploit unbelievers with heavily-promoted multibuy offers on strong lager, cheap vodka, sausage rolls and smoky bacon crisps. He certainly has no time for fellow Muslims who refuse to sell such products at all, who he accuses of exhibiting dangerous liberal tendencies.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2014
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New Iranian president promises to reform Scrabble app

The newly-elected reformist Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has declared that his first act in office will be to reform the widely-derided Scrabble smartphone app.

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2013
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Muslim riots peter out on hearing ‘sticks and stones’ rhyme

Violent demonstrations throughout the Islamic world against the US video mocking the Prophet Mohamed have scaled down after the broadcast of the rhyme ‘sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me’ on an Al Jazeera children’s show.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2012
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‘Guess Who? Religious Edition’ criticised for leaving out Muhammad

eternally damned if you do, eternally damned if you don'tHasbro, makers of the famous ‘Guess Who?’ game, has had to increase security at all its offices and factories worldwide following threats of protests and violence. The complaints have come following its release of a special ‘Religious Icon’ edition where they have not included the prophet Muhammad.

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2012
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72 virgins starting to nag and have needs

Marwan al-Shehhi, who flew United Airline Flight 175 into Two World Trade Centre on 9/11, has expressed his increasing discontent over the conduct of his 72 virgins in paradise. According to the Abu Dhabi-born terrorist, over 60 of his nubile harem are now complaining that he does not ‘give enough time to the relationship’.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2012
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