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Iranian Media Increase Bounty on Salman Rushdie

State-run Iranian media outlets have raised $600,000 to add to the bounty for the killing of British author Salman Rushdie, according to reports from the semi-official Fars news agency. This is biggest increase in the bounty since its inception 27 years ago.  The latest hike reportedly brings the total award close to $4 million. The fatwa against Rushdie was announced in 1989 after he published "The Satanic Verses," a book deemed blasphemous by Iran's former supreme...

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