Violent protests in response to anti-Islam video spread

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By Libby Ryan

Violent protests continue Middle East continue in response to anti-Islam video.

In Yemen hundreds of protesters attacked the American Embassy on Thursday. According to USA Today, demonstrators burned U.S. flags and some protesters were able to breach the security cordon.

At least five protesters were killed by Yemeni security forces as masses stormed the embassy, according to New York Times

The protests in Yemen accured two days after assailants killed four Americans in Libya, including the ambassador. Protests against the American-made film have continued outside the U.S embassy in Cairo for three days.

In Iran, hundreds of protesters chanted "Death to America" outside the Swiss Embassy that handles American interests in Iran.

Anti-American protests have also been reported in Iraq, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Bangladesh.

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