By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
CERRITOS, Calif. (AP) - While the man behind an anti-Islam movie that ignited violence across the Middle East would likely face swift punishment in his native Egypt for making the film, in America the government is in the thorny position of protecting his free
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday the U.S. is concerned about the impact insider attacks are having on its forces in Afghanistan.
But he insisted Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander there, is taking necessary
By DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO's decision to restrict operations with small Afghan forces to mitigate the threat of insider attacks means fewer boots on patrols and a shift in how the U.S.-led coalition will fight the war in Afghanistan.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Mobile phone carrier MTN Group Ltd. says attackers cut into its fiber-optic lines running through Nigeria's northeast during attacks on telecommunication towers in the region.
In a statement Monday, the South Africa-based MTN said the multiple cuts on the line had
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - At the height of the latest Islamic rage, one of the Muslim world's first media-celebrity imams told worshippers they were indeed witnessing a clash of civilizations. But just not the kind you think.
This one also is within
By The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Here's a look at protests and reaction across the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over an anti-Muslim film produced in the U.S. ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad.
Hundreds of Pakistanis broke through a barricade near the U.S. Consulate in the
By ADIL JAWAD and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Hundreds of Pakistanis protesting an anti-Islam film broke through a barricade near the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Karachi on Sunday, sparking clashes with police in which one demonstrator was killed and more
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida's most active branch in the Middle East called for more attacks on U.S. embassies Saturday to "set the fires blazing," seeking to co-opt outrage over an anti-Muslim film even as the wave of protests that swept 20 countries
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Christians gathered Friday in front of a Cairo cathedral holding signs denouncing a film that mocked the Prophet Muhammad amid fears that Muslims will take out their anger on Egypt's minority community.
The country's 8 million Coptic
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Has the Arab Winter arrived?
It's a question analysts in Washington are asking as angry demonstrations spread across North Africa and the Middle East to protest a video ridiculing the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Those skeptical of promoting