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Suicide Bomber Attacks Foreigners near Kabul

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has killed at least 12 people in an attack on a mini-bus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital. Police say nine foreign workers, their Afghan driver, and two other Afghans were killed when the bomber detonated a car full of explosives near the bus Tuesday on the highway to the Kabul airport. […]

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Protests Spread Over Anti-Islam Film

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters rioting against an anti-Islam film torched a press club and a government building in northwest Pakistan Monday, sparking clashes with police that left at least one person dead. Demonstrations also turned violent outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan and the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia, while the leader of the Shi’ite militant […]

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Al-Qaida Calls for More Violence Against US Embassies

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen is calling for more violence against American embassies after days of deadly protests against a U.S.-made anti-Muslim film. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula says it wants the fires to blaze at U.S. embassies across the Arab world. Some parts of the Muslim world returned to calm Saturday after violence that left […]

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Protests Rage Over Anti-Muslim Film

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A fourth day of protests erupted across the Muslim world Friday, where anger continues to grow over an anti-Islamic video posted on the Internet. From Tunisia to Egypt, Sudan to Yemen, protesters laid siege to embassies of the U.S. and its allies, denouncing the video and those they feel have not done enough to stop […]

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More Anti-US Protests Over Anti-Muslim Film

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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New protests erupted across the Muslim world Friday, where anger is spreading over an anti-Islamic video posted on the Internet. The most recent protests broke out in Tunisia’s capital of Tunis, where police fired tear gas at rock-throwing demonstrators, some of whom were amble to jump over the wall surrounding the U.S. embassy. The violence […]

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Anti-American Protests in Yemen Kills 4

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Four protesters were killed when a mob stormed the grounds of the U.S. embassy in Yemen Thursday, part of a wave of violent demonstrations against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States. Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi immediately condemned the violence and promised to protect U.S. citizens in Yemen. The White House says […]

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Anti-US Protests Ignite Over Anti-Muslim Film

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of protesters stormed the grounds of the American embassy in Yemen Thursday, part of a wave of violent demonstrations against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States. Security guards used water cannons and shot in the air to break up the mob in Sana’a. Several diplomatic cars were burned and a number of […]

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Arrests Made in Libya in US Consulate Deaths

Posted September 13th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Libyan authorities say they have made arrests in association with the killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya during a siege on an American consulate, as waves of anti-American protests against a film mocking Islam continued sweeping the Middle East and Southeast Asia Thursday. Libyan officials said they were gathering evidence about Tuesday’s attack that killed […]

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US Officials: Killings of US Diplomats in Benghazi May Have Been Planned

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say an assault that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in the Libyan city of Benghazi may have been planned rather than being a spontaneous outburst of anti-American sentiment. The officials said Tuesday’s attacks by an armed mob on Benghazi’s U.S. consulate and a nearby safe house appeared to […]

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Somali President Unhurt in Assassination Attempt

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, survived an assassination attempt Wednesday when suicide bombers attacked the Mogadishu hotel where was living. Mr. Mohamud was meeting with Kenyan Foreign Minister Samuel Ongeri, who was speaking to reporters when the bombers attacked. The African Union force in Somalia says three suicide bombers attacked the hotel. Soldiers shot […]

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