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NHK World News ---- Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai Description -- Egyptian demonstrators continued to clash with security forces near the US Embassy in Cairo on Thursday while protesting an anti-Islam film made in the United States. The film has sparked anti-US sentiment across the Middle East. Muslims say it insults the Prophet Muhammad. The first major anti-US rally in the region took place In Egypt. Public unrest grew overnight on Wednesday. Demonstrators threw stones at security forces before dawn on Thursday after authorities tried to push the protesters away from the embassy. Several hundreds of meters away in Tahrir Square, security forces fired tear gas. Protesters responded by hurling stones and gasoline bombs. Egyptian health authorities say the clashes injured more than 10 people. A female demonstrator said all Middle East problems are blamed on the United States. She said protesters will continue to rally until the embassy moves out of Egypt. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi condemned the use of violence in protests against US diplomatic missions in the Middle East. Morsi was speaking at a news conference in Belgium on Thursday. He said he supports peaceful demonstrations but rejects attacks on innocent embassy staff members.