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Islam Visits Tsunami Victims In Banda Aceh

Singer/songwriter YUSUF ISLAM visited tsunami survivors at tent camps in Indonesia's stricken Banda Aceh province earlier today (31JAN05). The British-born star, formerly known as CAT STEVENS, announced plans to open a branch of his...

Islam Plans Song And Concert For Tsunami Victims

British singer YUSUF ISLAM has recorded a charity single and arranged a concert in Indonesia to raise money for victims of last month's (26DEC04) tsunami. The PEACE TRAIN hitmaker, formerly known as CAT STEVENS,...

Keating To Play Islam In Movie

Irish singer RONAN KEATING's fledging quest to launch a successful movie career has been dealt a major boost - courtesy of his FATHER AND SON collaborator YUSUF ISLAM. Muslim convert Islam - formerly CAT...

Islam Remains Barred From Us

British singer YUSUF ISLAM remains barred from America, as US authorities insist he is still a security threat. The PEACE TRAIN hitmaker, formerly known as CAT STEVENS, was removed from a London-to-Washington flight in...

X Factor Winner Reaches The Top

The winner of British TV talent contest THE X FACTOR has ended BAND AID 20's four-week reign atop the UK singles chart with a cover of PHIL COLLINS classic AGAINST ALL ODDS. Proceeds from...

Band Aid Rules British Christmas Charts

BAND AID 20's reworking of hit charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS is the British Christmas number one - after spending four weeks ruling the airwaves. Top stars including COLDPLAY, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, DIDO,...

Band Aid 20 Single Is UK's Christmas Number One

BAND AID 20's charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? has claimed Britain's Christmas number one slot after topping the UK singles chart for a third week. The track - featuring stars including ROBBIE...

Keating And Stevens To Donate Single Proceeds To Band Aid

Irish pop star RONAN KEATING and singer CAT STEVENS are donating all the proceeds from their new single together to the Band Aid Trust. Former BOYZONE star Keating and Muslim convert Stevens, who now...

Stars Unite With Mandela For Book Launch

ANNIE LENNOX and CAT STEVENS have teamed up with former South African president NELSON MANDELA to help him promote a new book documenting last year's (03) 46664 charity concert. The 29 November (03) event...

Jack White Plans A New Group With Brendan Benson

WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE is secretly forming a new group with Detroit, Michigan, neighbour BRENDAN BENSON. Benson, who has been supporting Irish group KEANE on tour in England, has been working with White...

Yusuf Islam Honoured By Gorbachev

British singer YUSUF ISLAM is being honoured by former USSR leader MIKHAIL GORBACHEV with the MAN OF PEACE award. The star, formerly known as CAT STEVENS, will accept the accolade for his work promoting...

Islam: 'Officers Were Fans'

The US immigration officers who detained YUSUF ISLAM, the artist formerly known as CAT STEVENS, were fans of his music. The singer was held in America and deported to Britain after officials found his...

Islam Had Travelled To The Us Many Times Before Rejection

Former rocker YUSUF ISLAM is shocked he was recently denied entry into the US as a security threat - because he'd travelled to the country many times since September 11th (01). Islam, formerly known...

Stevens May Have Funded Terrorists

Rocker-turned-Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM believes some of his charity donations may have inadvertently fallen into the hands of terrorist groups. Islam, formerly known as CAT STEVENS, appeared on American network CNN's news programme LARRY...

Islam Talks To Larry King

Rocker-turned-Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM is taking his security threat outrage to the highest news source in America - he's appearing on tonight's (07OCT04) LARRY KING SHOW on CNN. Islam, who retired his name CAT...

Keating's Ambition Realised With Islam Duet

RONAN KEATING's fulfilled his "lifetime ambition" when he dueted with YUSUF ISLAM, the singer formerly known as CAT STEVENS. The Irish star auditioned for boyband BOYZONE with Islam's song FATHER + SON - a...

Islam Fights For Entry To America

YUSUF ISLAM is "bewildered" about why he is still refused entry to America and has instructed his lawyers to fight for "justice". The rocker-turned-Muslim convert, formerly CAT STEVENS, was expelled from the United States...

Islam Planning Stage Musical

Former rocker YUSUF ISLAM is planning to go big with his comeback - he's currently writing a stage musical. Islam, formerly known as CAT STEVENS, left the music scene after converting to Islam in...

Yusuf's Musical Comeback Still On

Rocker-turned-Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM is planning a musical comeback after teaching his son to play guitar. Islam, who was formerly known as CAT STEVENS before giving up his name and his music in 1977,...

Yusuf Islam Condemns Muslim Extremists In Russia And Iraq

YUSUF ISLAM is setting out to prove he isn't a terrorist threat by condemning the Muslim Chechens who stormed a school in Beslan, Russia, and calling for the release of British hostage KENNETH BIGLEY....

Yusuf Calls On Muslims To Speak Out Against Injustice

Retired rock star YUSUF ISLAM is calling for fellow Muslims to stand up for what they believe in and fight injustice because it's the only way to right wrongs. Islam, formerly singer CAT STEVENS,...

Islam: 'I Don't Back Terrorists Financially'

An angry YUSUF ISLAM has hit back at reports he has helped fund terrorist groups around the world on American TV. The retired rocker, formerly CAT STEVENS, was barred from entering America last month...

Islam 'Watch List' Under Review

An American terrorism 'watch list' has been put under review by Secretary Of State COLIN POWELL after YUSUF ISLAM, the singer formerly known as CAT STEVENS, was wrongly refused entry into the US last week...

Islam Was On His Way To Nashville For Music Talks

YUSUF ISLAM has temporarily abandoned a planned return to making music after his latest efforts to negotiate a new project ended with him being labelled a terrorist and turned away from entering America. Islam,...

Islam Blasts Authorities In Los Angeles Times

Rock star-turned-Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM has further blasted America's system of screening airline passengers by writing a damning letter to the LOS ANGELES TIMES. Islam, who changed his name from CAT STEVENS, was prohibited...

Keating Defends Cat Stevens

Pop hunk RONAN KEATING has defended his friend CAT STEVENS - branding his deportation from America last week (begs20SEP04) "horrendous". The pair met when Keating's former band BOYZONE covered Stevens' FATHER AND SON song...

Cat Stevens Calls For Release Of British Hostage

YUSUF ISLAM, the rocker formerly known as CAT STEVENS is calling "in the name of Allah" on the kidnappers of British engineer KENNETH BIGLEY in Iraq to release him. Just days after Islam was...

Spelling Mistake To Blame For Cat Stevens Terror Scare

LATEST: YUSUF ISLAM, the British singer formerly known as CAT STEVENS, was refused entry into America because of a spelling error. The 57-year-old MORNING HAS BROKEN star - who abandoned a successful solo...

Stevens Considers Legal Action

LATEST: YUSUF ISLAM, the British singer formerly known as CAT STEVENS, is considering legal action to overturn the ban on him entering America - following claims he funded terrorism. The WILD WORLD star, who...

Stevens Returns To Music

YUSUF ISLAM will return as CAT STEVENS in a quest to land the British number one single this Christmas (04) - by covering his classic FATHER AND SON tune with Irish hunk RONAN KEATING....

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