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No bail for 'anti-Islam filmmaker'

A California man linked to an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests across the Muslim world has been held without bond at his bail hearing in Los Angeles for violating the terms of his probation.

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Lebanon's Hezbollah chief calls for protests over Prophet film

Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has called for nationwide protests in Lebanon Credit: Reuters

The head of Lebanon's Shi'ite militant group Hezbollah called for nationwide protests over a film about the Prophet Mohammad, saying that the US must be held accountable for creating strife between Muslims and Christians.

In a televised speech, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said: "We call for protests tomorrow in the southern suburbs (of Beirut) at 5 o'clock.

"Muslims and Christians must remain vigilant in order to refrain from sliding towards strife. Those responsible for the film, starting with the US, must be held accountable."

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