French Newspaper Firebombed

    Police officers and journalists stand in front of the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on November 2, 2011 in Paris after they were destroyed by a petrol bomb attack overnight. The fire at the weekly magazine started around 01.00 am (0200 GMT) and caused no injuries, a police source said. Charlie Hebdo published a special edition on November 2 to mark the Arab Spring, renaming the magazine Charia (Sharia) Hebdo for the occasion, to "celebrate" the Ennahda Islamist party's election victory in Tunisia and the transitional Libyan executive's statement that Islamic Sharia law would be the country's main source of law. The cover features a cartoon of the prophet, saying: "100 lashes if you don't die of laughter!".         AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The Paris office of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was firebombed early Wednesday, one day after the paper named the Prophet Muhammad the “editor-in-chief” of the latest issue and rechristened itself “Sharia Hebdo” to “celebrate” the victory of Tunisia’s Islamist party Ennahda. The attackers threw a single Molotov cocktail into the office. "We no longer have a newspaper,” said the magazine’s editor in chief, who is known as Charb. “All our equipment has been destroyed or has melted." He said, however, that the staff will do everything it can to put out another issue next week. No one was injured in the attack, and police are looking for two suspects spotted near the scene.

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