In Libya, Islamic extremists killed the American ambassador as they stormed the American consulate in Benghazi in anger against the little known film by an amateur American filmmaker, deemed offensive to Islam and the Prophet Mohammad. Protests followed in Egypt, Yemen and Iran. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
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An Iranian police officer flashes a victory sign during an anti-American demonstration in front of Swiss Embassy in Tehran, Iran on September 13, 2012. The Swiss Embassy serves U.S. interests in Iran. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian
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