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Bush shoe-thrower arrested at Iraq news conference

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 18:45

The Iraqi journalist was detained while trying to hold a news conference.

Mahesh Bhatt to present play on Bush shoe-thrower

Last Updated: Sunday, January 23, 2011, 19:49

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will produce and present a play loosely based on the book `The Last Salute to President Bush`, written by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar Al Zaidi, who shot to fame after throwing a shoe at the then US President George W Bush in Baghdad in 2008.

Zardari shoe-thrower to visit Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 11:54

Mohammed Shamim Khan had attempted to attack Pak Prez in August last year.

Aussie shoe-thrower irritated by former premier

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 10:30

An Australian activist who shocked viewers by hurling his shoes at former prime minister John Howard during a live TV show Tuesday said he was trying to strike a blow for victims of the Iraq war.

Asif Zardari`s `shoe thrower` in hiding after threats

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 17:47

The British-Pakistani man, who angrily threw shoes at Asif Ali Zardari at a political rally in Birmingham, has gone into hiding after receiving death threats allegedly from the Pakistan President`s supporters.

Fellow Iraqi turns tables on Bush shoe-thrower

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 02, 2009, 10:11

An Iraqi reporter imprisoned for throwing his shoes at US President George W Bush found himself on the receiving end of a similar footwear attack in Paris on late Tuesday.

Iraqi shoe thrower gets hero`s welcome in Geneva

Last Updated: Monday, October 19, 2009, 23:38

The Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at president George W Bush leaned back in his chair and soaked in the round of applause.

Iraqi shoe thrower released; says he was tortured

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 19:13

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush was released Tuesday after nine months in prison, and he said Iraqi security forces tortured him with beatings, whippings and electric shocks after his arrest.

Iraq shoe-thrower to walk free from jail

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 14:04

Muntazer al-Zaidi, the television reporter jailed for throwing his shoes at former US president George W. Bush, is finally expected to become a free man on Tuesday, ending a nine-month stint in prison.

Iraq shoe-thrower`s release delayed until Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2009, 14:17

Muntazer al-Zaidi, the television reporter jailed for throwing his shoes in disgust at former US president George W Bush, will be released on Tuesday, a day later than expected, his family said.

Iraq`s Bush shoe-thrower to be freed on Monday: Lawyer

Last Updated: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 21:41

Muntazer al-Zaidi, the Iraqi reporter who shot to fame when he threw his shoes at then US president George W Bush, is set to be released from jail on Monday, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Iraqi shoe thrower might drop TV, turn to activism

Last Updated: Thursday, September 10, 2009, 22:25

The Iraqi television reporter who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush in one of the more bizarre episodes of the Iraq war might use his new iconic status in Iraq to promote humanitarian causes, his family said.