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Obama asserts to Morsi his rejection of anti-Islam movie

U.S. President Barack Obama asserted Saturday his rejection of the vindictive anti-Islam movie and stressed "violence against the innocent is not justified," official news agency MENA reported.

Muslims protest cartoon, movie in northern Nigeria

Hundreds of Muslims in Nigeria's northern state of Katsina on Sunday protested against the U. S.-made movie and the French cartoon that denigrated the Prophet Mohammed.

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  • Shouldn't U.S. reflect on Islamist attacks?
  • The reaction in the United States to the wave of anti-American protests in the Middle East has been anything but self-critical. One of the two most widespread explanations for what happened is that the U.S. did everything right supporting the Arab Spring, but “counterrevolutionary elements,” still active in Libya or Egypt (countries where protests were most violent), are resisting “change.”
  • Anti-American fever grills Washington's policy and, allies
  • A wave of protests triggered by a U.S.-produced film said to insult Prophet Muhammad, “Innocence of Muslims” has turned into a global tsunami, which has not merely covered the U.S. embassies, but also involves the diplomatic missions of Germany and Britain and reached closer to Israeli embassies. Also, the “anti-American fever” has spread from its epicenter in Africa and the Middle East to Asia.

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Bloodshed all by a film?

The Arab world is starting to ‘boil’ as mass protest rallies are taking place near the US embassies in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia and Libya. Protesters are angered about the Innocence of Muslims, an anti-Islam film made in the United Sates to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.