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Embassy Protests

Embassy Attacks and Middle East Unrest in Context

Stephen Zunes | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

What incited many of the protests was an outrageously offensive anti-Islamic movie produced by a Christian extremist in California, but there is a lot more to the protests than this triggering event.

Black Smoke Seen Rising Above Tunisia Embassy

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Violent protests outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis against an anti-Muslim film were met with tear gas and gunshots Friday, leav...

Anti-U.S. Protests Spread To Iran, Iraq

AP | OSAMA ALFITORY and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in t...