Egypt

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Thereby, Egypt is a transcontinental country, and is considered to be a major power in North Africa, Mediterranean Region, African continent, Nile Basin, Islamic World and the Red Sea.

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Nakoula And Family Go Into Hiding

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.

Afghan Protest Over Anti-Muslim Film Turns Violent

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.

'Innocence of Muslims': Could Actors Sue Over Anti-Muslim Re-Writes?

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

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.

Google Blocking Access To ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ In Middle East, India

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.

Innocence Of Muslims: Was It ‘Impossible To Predict’ Attacks On US Missions?

U.S. officials have acknowledged that they did not issue a high alert to the diplomatic missions about the security threat after an Arabic talk show Saturday telecast parts of an anti-Muslim film made in the United States, which the agencies believe triggered the violent protests against the country's missions in Libya, Egypt and Yemen.

Yemen: Anti-Islam Film Is The Least Of This Poverty-Stricken Nation's Many Problems

Anger in the Muslim and Arab world over an anti-Islam film produced in America has spread to Yemen, where several hundred protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in the capital, Sana. Yemen is already dealing with widespread social problems due to food and water shortages, rising extremism and sectarian conflict and political instability following the popular uprising that began in 2011.

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