Protesters on Thursday attacked U.S. embassies in Yemen and Egypt to protest a film considered blasphemous to Islam, while U.S. warships headed to Libya after the murder of a U.S. ambassador to the country occurred earlier this week.
Hundreds of Yemeni protesters broke through the front door of the fortified diplomatic compound in the east of Sanaa, chanting slogans like "We sacrifice for you, Messenger of Allah." Earlier in the day had broken windows security offices outside the U.S. embassy and burned vehicles.
"We can see fire inside the compound and security forces fired into the air. Protesters flee and then return to the charge," said a Reuters witness.
A security source said at least 15 people were injured, some by gunfire. An embassy spokesman said he had reports that his staff was safe.
In Egypt, demonstrators threw stones at a group of policemen who surrounded the U.S. embassy in downtown Cairo, after climbing the walls of the seat and pull down the flag.
The Egyptian state news agency said 13 people were wounded in the violence, it emerged on Wednesday night after demonstrations on Tuesday.
The previous day, Islamist gunmen attacks perpetrated against the U.S. consulate and a shelter in Benghazi, located in eastern Libya.
U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other staff members were killed in the assault, which was carried out with weapons, mortars and grenades. Eight were wounded Libyans.
FILM TAKES U.S. DISTANCE
The U.S. president, Barack Obama promised to "bring to justice" those responsible for the attack and the country's army sent warships to the coast of Libya, which according to a U.S. official was a measure that sought to Washington flexibility for any future action against targets in place.
Around 1,000 Bangladeshi Islamists tried to march towards the U.S. embassy after protests earlier this week against American country missions in Tunisia, Sudan and Morocco.
The U.S. military also deployed a team of anti terrorism Marines to reinforce security in Libya, whose leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown in a revolt backed by NATO last year.
The attack, which U.S. officials say was planned in advance, occurred in the eleventh anniversary of the bombing of Al Qaeda in U.S. cities on September 11, 2001.
Secretary of State said that his Government was not related to the controversial film about Mohammed.
"America has absolutely nothing to do with this video. Reject at all its content and message," he said at the start of negotiations with senior Moroccan officials.
"For me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. Seem purposeful deeply cynical denigrate religion and cause great anger," he said.
Saudi Arabia, a power in the Middle East, also condemned the film about the prophet of Muslims and criticized unleashed violent protests against U.S. embassies. Continued ...
The attackers were part of a group of demonstrators who blamed the U.S. for a film that they say insults the Prophet Muhammad. Images of the production "Innocence of Muslims" were circulating on the internet for weeks before the protests arise.
The amateur tape showed the Prophet Muhammad as a womanizer, homosexual and child molester. For many Muslims, any depiction of the prophet is blasphemous and past cartoons or other characterizations have generated angry protests across the Muslim world.
A Californian film actress said output flowing through internet not like the original film. He maintained that he was unaware that it was the Prophet Muhammad.
Among the attackers, identified Libyans local units heavily armed group Ansar al-Sharia, which sympathizes with Al Qaeda and rejects Libya's new rulers supported by the United States.
U.S. officials said some reports from the region suggest that members of Al Qaeda in North Africa could be involved.
In Yemen, a key U.S. ally, is installed the group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula , for its acronym in , considered by Washington as the most dangerous branch of Sunni militant network founded by Osama bin Laden.
Obama announced that he had ordered to strengthen security measures at U.S. embassies around the world.
Referring to the incidents in Egypt, Obama said Thursday that the United States did not consider the Islamist government in Cairo neither an ally nor an enemy, according to excerpts of a television interview released Thursday.