Articles by Egypt
Hezbollah Issues Fatwa Against 'Innocence Of Muslims' Makers
September 18 2012 1:53 PM EDT
The leader of Lebanon's militant Islamist political party Hezbollah has issued a proclamation calling for the death of the producers of the highly controversial film, Innocence of Muslims, which has sparked outrage, protests and violent attacks throughout the Islamic world.
Protests Over Anti-Islamic Movie Spreading In Asia; Indonesia Sees Violence
September 18 2012 7:37 AM EDT
Protests in Indonesia over an alleged anti-Muslim movie made in the U.S. continued for the second day Tuesday, a day after demonstrations outside the U.S. Embassy turned violent, even as Google censored the video in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation to comply with the local law.
Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Nakoula And Family Go Into Hiding
September 17 2012 10:00 PM EDT
The family of a California man linked to an anti-Islam film that is still triggering global protests went into hiding Monday, with sheriff's deputies escorting them from their home to an undisclosed location, authorities said.
People Take To The Streets As Protests Rage Across The Globe
September 17 2012 5:53 PM EDT
Photos from demonstrations around the world Friday through Monday, including Occupy Wall Street in New York, marches against austerity in Europe, anti-Japan demonstrations in China, and street action in the Muslim world.
Pakistan Shuts Down YouTube To Block Access To 'Innocence Of Muslims' Film
September 17 2012 2:27 PM EDT
Pakistan has ordered the shutdown of the video-sharing website YouTube in order to prevent any further violence related to the anti-Islamic film ?Innocence of Muslims.?
Afghan Protest Over Anti-Muslim Film Turns Violent
September 17 2012 6:32 AM EDT
Hundreds of demonstrators attacked the security personnel and burned cars early Monday during protests in the Afghan capital against an anti-Islamic film that has been creating ripples in the Middle East, North Africa and some parts of Asia.
Brent crude up for eighth day near $117; economic risks may cap rise
September 17 2012 4:31 AM EDT
Brent crude rose for the eighth consecutive session on Monday to just below $117 a barrel, though prices stayed under a four-month peak hit on Friday on worries that high oil prices could hamper efforts to boost a struggling world economy. Oil has been boosted by the U.S. Federal Reserve's aggressive moves last week to stimulate the world's biggest economy, but Brent crude's rally of about a third since late June could backfire by undermining demand in a fragile economy. "The current...
US, Libya Officials Offer Differing Accounts Of Deadly Benghazi Attack
September 16 2012 4:39 PM EDT
The U.S. says there is no evidence at this point to indicate the attack on the American consulate was premeditated, but Libya suggests it was plotted by foreign extremists.
At Least 14 Dead As Muslim Protests Spread To 20 Countries
September 16 2012 1:54 PM EDT
The protests, ignited over a low-budget American-produced video that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad, have spread across the world from France to Indonesia.
Weekly Fundamentals - Precious Metals to Benefit Most from QE3
September 15 2012 4:25 PM EDT
Financial markets rallied last week as mainly driven by the Fed's announcement of QE3. While commodities had benefited the most among the asset classes in QE1 and QE2, we think the positive impacts this time would reduce due to higher price levels now compared with a few years ago, less supportive macroeconomic outlook and deteriorating impacts that quantitative easing would have on the economy and asset prices. Among the commodities under our coverage, we believe precious metals would get th...
Al Qaeda In Yemen Asks Western Muslims To Get More Involved In Attacks; Says More US Diplomats Should Be Killed Over 'Innocence of Muslims'
September 15 2012 7:23 AM EDT
The Yemen wing of al Qaeda has asked Muslims to kill more U.S. diplomats in Islamic countries, terming the anti-Islam film made in the U.S. as a another chapter in the "crusader wars" against Islam, stated a Reuters report citing a posting on an al Qaeda website.
Google Rejects White House Request To Remove ?Innocence Of Muslims? Clip
September 15 2012 2:49 AM EDT
Google Friday refused to comply with the White House request to reconsider its decision to not remove an anti-Islam film from YouTube, Reuters reported.
'Innocence of Muslims': Could Actors Sue Over Anti-Muslim Re-Writes?
September 14 2012 4:53 PM EDT
The actors who appeared in the Islamophobic movie that set off violent protests across the Middle East have maintained that they thought they were making a simple adventure movie set in Biblical times. Some entertainment law experts say the actors might have grounds to sue the filmmaker who duped them.
Pope Benedict Visits Lebanon As Protests Spread Over 'Innocence If Muslims' Movie
September 14 2012 4:41 PM EDT
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon Friday amid heightened tensions in the Muslim and Arab world as protests spread, some violent, in response to an anti-Islam movie produced in the U.S. The pope's three-day visit is focused on expressing support for Christians throughout the region who increasingly feel threatened amidst the rising influence of Islamists following the Arab Spring.
Photos After A Week Of Anti-American Protests At Embassies In Yemen, Cairo, Sudan And Libya
September 14 2012 3:54 PM EDT
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.
White House Works To Control Crisis Abroad, As Anti-'Innocence of Muslims' Protests Spread
September 14 2012 12:43 PM EDT
The United States is working to shore up security at diplomatic sites abroad, as protests responding to an incendiary film, entitled "Innocence of Muslims," spread across the Middle East, an Obama spokesperson said on Friday.
Anti-"Innocence of Muslim" Protests Persist In Muslim World; Filmmaker "Sam Bacile" Now In Hiding
September 14 2012 11:54 AM EDT
Two days after the death of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, anti-"Innocence of Muslim" protests continue in Cairo, Yemen, Sudan, and other parts of the Muslim world, as world leaders appeal for calm.
Google Blocking Access To ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ In Middle East, India
September 14 2012 11:23 AM EDT
Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, said it’s blocked access to the controversial “Innocence of Muslims”on YouTube in countries with large Muslim populations, including India, Libya and Egypt. But Afghanistan's government blocked all access to YouTube, claiming the video is offensive.
At NYC Vigil For Former Libya Ambassador Stevens, A Syrian Flag And A Muslim Cause
September 14 2012 11:18 AM EDT
A group of Syrian Americans gathered for an emergency vigil on Thursday for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who lost his life in a violent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday.
‘Innocence Of Muslims’ Fury Spreads To Sudan: German Embassy In Flames
September 14 2012 10:33 AM EDT
Anger over the film 'Innocence of Muslims' has reached Sudan, where 5,000 protesters attacked the German embassy in Khartoum.