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The publisher of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, who is known only as Charb, speaks to journalists as he holds the latest issue of the publication, which features a satirical drawing titled "Intouchables 2" on the front cover, at the headquarters in Paris on Sept. 19, 2012. Inside pages contain several cartoons caricaturing the Prophet Mohammed.(Credit: Getty Images)

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French weekly Charlie Hebdo publishes cartoons

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo published a caricature of the Prophet Mohammed in its Sept. 19, 2012 issue. The cartoon comes against a background of unrest across the Islamic world over the film, "Innocence of Muslims," and turned France into a potential target of Muslim rage. The provocative weekly was firebombed last year after it released a special edition portraying Prophet Muhammad as a "guest editor" and took aim at radical Islam.