Anti-American ProtestsA protester walks after he set fire to a police vehicle on a road which leads to the U.S. embassy, near Tahrir Square in Cairo
Anti-American ProtestsEgyptian protesters burn the the U.S. flag outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo,
Anti-American ProtestsA member of the Free Syrian Army rides a motorbike past burning tires in the northern town of Saraqib
Anti-American ProtestsIndian policeman patrol an area during a demonstration by Kashmiri Muslim Protesters
Anti-American ProtestsKashmiri protesters shout anti-American slogans during a protest
Anti-American ProtestsSudanese demonstrators climb up the roofs of the German embassy in Khartoum after Friday prayers
Anti-American ProtestsPolice fire tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Cairo
Anti-American ProtestsSudanese demonstrators walk out after Friday prayers to the German and U.S. embassies in Khartoum
Anti-American ProtestsTunisian demonstrators climb up the roofs of the U.S. embassy compound in Tunis
Anti-American ProtestsA burning car is seen during a demonstration at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis
Anti-American ProtestsProtesters march by a Hardees and a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants as riot police officers try to hold them back before the restaurant were set alight in Tripoli, northern Lebanon
Protests in response at least in part to an anti-Islam film produced in the United States are continuing to pop up at embassies across the world on Friday. Following the violent demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, where attacks killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, protests have erupted in Yemen, Amman, Palestine, Tunis and the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
Reports out of the Republic of Tunisia, the northernmost country in Africa, indicate that protesters have scaled a U.S. Embassy gate and set fire to cars on the property. While the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood canceled nationwide protests planned for Friday, violent demonstrations and running battles continued between police and protesters in Cairo continued into its fourth day. The protests started Tuesday in Egypt, as crowds inflamed by a video mocking the Prophet Muhammad tried to storm the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
One protester has reportedly been killed in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during clashes with security forces, after a crowd set fire to a KFC and an Arby's restaurant. Protesters hurled stones and glass at police in violent ongoing battle that left 25 people wounded, 18 of them police, the Associated Press reported.
In response to protesters breaching the wall of the diplomatic compound on in Yemen on Thursday, the Pentagon Friday dispatched a team of about 50 Marines to help reinforce security at the American Embassy in the capital San'a.
"This is partly in response to the violence at the diplomatic compounds in San'a and partially as a precautionary measure," a senior U.S. official told the Wall Street Journal.
While U.S. personnel were removed from the embassy in San'a on Wednesday, before the protests began in Yemen, some diplomats remain in the country. According to WSJ, State Department and defense officials are eager to safeguard them as well as to protect the embassy compound from further attacks.
Reports indicate that The Marine platoon is the second deployment of Marines to the region this week. After the deadly attack in Benghazi a team of Marines was sent to Tripoli to reinforce the main embassy there.
German and the U.K embassies in Sudan were also stormed before being set ablaze, an eyewitness with Sudan's activist group, Sudan Change, told WSJ.
A stampede followed after protesters blocked nearby roads, preventing firefighters from attending the stricken embassy, the eyewitness told the news outlet.
"The German embassy is on fire now, firefighters cannot get to the scene" the witness said.
Protestors then reportedly made their way to the U.S. Embassy after overwhelming the anti riot police, Rabie Abdelaty, Sudan's government spokesman.
According to witnesses, cited by WSJ, security guards at the embassy fired at more than 5,000 protestors after they breached the perimeter fence.
"The police is reinforcing security at the U.S. Embassy, government is committed to provide security to embassy staff and their property," Abdelaty said.
In addition, thousands of Kashmiri Muslims protested in India on Friday burning U.S. flags and calling U.S. President Barack Obama a terrorist, the AP reported.
According to the report, protesters threw stones at the U.S. Consulate in the southern Indian city of Chennai shattering some windows and burning an effigy of Mr. Obama.
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