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Latest developments on anti-Islam film protests

Here's a look at protests and reaction across the Middle East and elsewhere Monday over an anti-Muslim film produced in the U.S. ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad.

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Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen in new attack

Hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen’s capital and burned the American flag on Thursday.

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Attacks coordinated to mark 9/11?

The Obama administration, roiled by the first killing of a U.S. ambassador in more than 30 years, is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and not a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam YouTube video.

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U.S sends Marines to Libya after attack

The U.S. ambassador to The U.S. investigates if an assault in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.Libya and three American members of his staff have been killed.

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Powerful earthquake reported in Costa Rica; tsunami warning issued

A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Wednesday. There were no immediate accounts of damage or injuries.

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Seven American troops die in Afghan helicopter crash

Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash on Thursday in southern Afghanistan.

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Uniformed Afghan kills 3 U.S. troops in apparently premeditated assault

A gunman in an Afghan uniform shot and killed three American service members in southern Afghanistan.

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Obama to give Israel $70M in military funding

A senior administration official says President Barack Obama is authorizing an additional $70 million in military assistance to Israel.

Bombings and shootings ripped across Iraq on Monday, killing at least 103 people

Monday proves to be the deadliest day of the year for Iraq.

Red Cross: Syrian conflict is civil war

Syria's 16-month bloodbath crossed an important symbolic threshold Sunday as the international Red Cross formally declared the conflict a civil war, a status with implications for potential war crimes prosecutions.

Six American troops killed in Afghanistan (Noon update)

Six Americans killed.

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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on life support

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak was being kept alive by life support after the 84-year-old ousted leader suffered a stroke in prison Tuesday, officials said, deepening the country’s uncertainty just as a potentially explosive fight opened over who will succeed him, with both candidates claiming to have won last weekend’s presidential election.

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Car bombs targeting Shiites kill 65 in Iraq

A wave of car bombs struck Shiite pilgrims in several cities across Iraq on Wednesday in one of the deadliest attacks since U.S. troops withdrew from the country.

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Supreme Court turns down new Guantanamo appeals

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take a new look at the rights of prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay.

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Taliban kill 7 in Afghan capital after Obama visit

The Taliban struck back less than two hours after President Barack Obama left Afghanistan on Wednesday.

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